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  • Dragon embodies AF core values, selected as OAY

    There are only 12 Airmen in the Air Force that get selected as the Outstanding Airmen of the Year every year, and one of those is Staff Sgt. Gary Jeffrey, 81st Medical Support Squadron storage and distribution NCO in charge.This award recognizes 12 outstanding enlisted personnel for superior leadership, job performance, community involvement and
  • RF Transmission Systems course tunes to an active learning approach

    There are approximately 450 students that graduate the Radio Frequency Transmissions System course a year and with nearly 5,000 Airmen in the career field, it is important for instructors to make sure the students are prepared.With this career field being responsible for the initial communication for a base, the instructors have been integrating
  • SAIGE Military Meritorious Service Award winner fosters resilience, culture

    Maj. Tanya Mooneyham, 81st Medical Group Intensive Care Unit element leader, belongs to a group that comprises only two percent of the U.S. population and an even smaller percentage in the military.Mooneyham is proud of her Native American heritage which taught her resilience and enabled her to win the 2019 Society of American Indian Government
  • Recycling center aims to reduce, reuse, recycle

    When the Recycling Center here took over the contract in 2010, they’ve adopted a motto: reduce, reuse, recycle.Not only has their motto reduced the amount of waste going into the landfill, but the Qualified Recycling Program brings money back to the base.“The primary objective is to go as green as possible,” said Douglas Houle, 81st Logistics
  • Robotic surgery training takes on 100th surgical team

    The Institute for Defense Robotic Surgical Education program celebrated a significant milestone, training the 100th team on robotic surgery at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, on July 23. This milestone is significant for Keesler’s InDORSE program, showing how far the curriculum has come since the program first stood up in March 2017 with just one robot. Now, InDORSE has acquired a second robot, allowing them to train more military surgical teams across the Department of Defense (DoD), as well as Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA).
  • Welcome the new, improved app for Keesler

    On August 30, Keesler will complete the transition to the Air Force Connect app from the Keesler AFB app.The new app allows users to not only have access to base specific information, but other features as well.After downloading the app, members can add their unit as a “Favorite” to access local content. This allows members to download one app
  • 81st TRG welcomes new commander

    Col. Chance Geray, incoming 81st Training Group commander, gained command from Col. Leo Lawson, Jr., outgoing 81st TRG commander, during a change of command ceremony here, June 1.Geray is a recent graduate of the U.S. Army College.Before going to the U.S. Army War College, he was a deputy commander for the 435th Air and Space Communications Group,
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