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  • Col. Lovette receives 81st MDG immersion tour

    Capt. Ian Gaspar, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron pharmacy officer in charge, briefs Col. Debra Lovette, 81st Training Wing commander, on pharmacy capabilities and procedures during an 81st Medical Group orientation tour in the Keesler Medical Center June 16, 2017, on Keesler Air Force

  • Emergency scenario prepares MDG personnel for real-world situations

    Airmen 1st Class Jacqueline Salazar and Andrew Frost and Senior Airman Brock Mauldin, 81st Medical Operations Squadron medical technicians, load an infant “patient” into an ambulance during a medical emergency scenario in East Falcon May 24, 2017, in Biloxi, Miss. Emergency room staff members

  • Code Blue Thursday improves medical skills

    Members of the 81st Medical Operations Squadron simulate administering shock treatment to a “patient” during Code Blue Thursday in the Keesler Medical Center emergency room April 27, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Emergency Room staff members coordinated with the simulation lab to use human

  • Family advocacy staff honors Child Abuse Awareness Month

    Child abuse prevention safety pins sit on display in the base exchange April 21, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The family advocacy staff manned a booth with hand-outs and reading material about child abuse prevention for Keesler personnel in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

  • First Lt. Carruth: Keesler’s Trusted Care Hero

    “My motto is, ‘if not me, then who else will’,” said 1st Lt. Clarissa Carruth, 81st Inpatient Operation Squadron clinical nurse. “I strive to continue to improve patient care practices and be a voice for the Airmen working the floor.” Carruth participated in the University of Portland Air Force ROTC

  • KMC medics implant AF’s 1st Micra TPS

    The Keesler Medical Center became the first Air Force hospital to implant the world’s smallest pacemaker for patients with bradycardia April 13.Bradycardia is a condition characterized by a slow or irregular heart rhythm, usually fewer than 60 beats per minute. At this rate, the heart is unable to

  • 81st MDG providers participate in DHA pilot program

    The 81st Medical Group is one of four Defense Department medical facilities participating in the Defense Health Agency’s Readmission Pilot Program.   The core of the pilot program, which began in November, revolves around four components of care in an effort to drive down the readmittance rate for

  • MDG, TRG team up to simplify saving lives

    Some might say there’s a formula to providing quality healthcare – A heap of science, a dash of art and a whole lot of practice. As with almost any science or art, having the right tools for the job goes a long way in perfecting one’s craft, and for the 81st Medical Group, their craft is lifesaving.

  • Krewe of Medics celebrate 29 years

    Senior Airman Natalie Malloy, 81st Inpatient Operations Squadron medical technician, and Staff Sgt. Quaci Allen, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron medical technician, dance down the aisle during a Mardi Gras float contest during the 29th Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event

  • Keesler congratulates Chief Master Sergeant selects

    A promotion certificate for Senior Master Sgt. Larry Jackson, 81st Operations Support Flight superintendent, sits on display at the air traffic control tower Dec. 14, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Base leadership visited the work centers of three Keesler senior NCOs to recognize and