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  • Keesler's 8th annual health expo has successful outcome

    To bring attention to breast cancer awareness month, Keesler Medical Center hosted its 8th annual health expo and mammothon Oct. 4, to provide walk-in services and health information.Airmen from different clinics set up educational booths inside the Don Wylie Auditorium to provide medical insight to

  • 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

  • Transition Spotlight: Col. Beatrice Dolihite, Keesler AFB

    The 81st Medical Group at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, transitioned to the Defense Health Agency on October 1, 2018, one of the first military treatment facilities to transfer to DHA management.The U.S. Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs Office spoke with Col. Beatrice Dolihite, the

  • 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

  • 81st MSGS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Norris Jackson, incoming 81st Surgical Operations Squadron commander, received command from Col. Ryan Mihata, outgoing 81st MSGS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, July 9.Col. Beatrice Dolihite, 81st Medical Group commander, presided over the ceremony.Prior to becoming the

  • 81st MDTS welcomes new commander

    Col. Trent Tate, incoming 81st Diagnostics and Therapeutics Squadron commander, gained command from Col. Stephanie Buffett, outgoing 81st MDTS commander, during a change of command ceremony here, June 27.

  • 81st IPTS welcomes new commander

    Col. Mary Parker assumed command of the 81st Inpatient Operation Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony here, June 21.

  • Care in the Air: Active, Reserve exercise enhances medical transit

    The C-130J Super Hercules flight had one reality for the flight crew and a completely different training reality for the military medical professionals in the cargo hold of the same aircraft March 10.The 815th Airlift Squadron flight crew took off from Keesler Air Force Base flew to Lakeland,