News Search

  • Gulf Coast partnerships rock you like a hurricane

    “He started swallowing fluid and then his heart stopped. I knew he was in the right hands though and I knew the doctors would get him the care he needed.”These were the words of Destiny Idol, wife of U.S. Navy Construction Mechanic Jaylen Idol, Naval Construction Battalion 1, Gulfport, Mississippi,

  • Keesler improves training for medics

    Keesler Medical Center replaced self-aid and buddy care for medics with the Tactical Combat Casualty Course.The course focuses on preparing medics for the deployed environment.“We [medics] have the medical skills down, but your average Airman doesn’t have the tactical training,” said Senior Airman

  • Keesler Medical Center receives national recognition

    The American College of Surgeons recognized the Keesler Medical Center as a 2018 meritorious hospital for its surgical patient care recently.The ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program recognized Keesler as being in the top 10 percent of 722 hospitals nationwide for patient outcomes in all

  • 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

  • KMC Radiology Oncology Clinic improves capabilities

    The Keesler Medical Center Radiology Oncology Clinic held a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new Interventional Radiology Program here as well as for a Positron Emission Tomography and Computer Tomography scanner, April 10.These new capabilities allow the radiology oncology clinic to improve patient

  • Krewe of Medics celebrate 31 years

    The 2019 Krewe of Medics Royalty Court pose for a photo during the 31st Annual Krewe of Medics Mardi Gras Ball at the Bay Breeze Event Center on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, Feb. 23, 2019. The Krewe of Medics hosts a yearly ball to give Keesler Medical Center personnel a taste of the Gulf

  • Keesler Medical Center hosts DOD medical leadership

    A Defense Department medical leadership contingent conducted an 81st Medical Group site visit April 27 as the first part of Keesler Medical Center’s transition to the Defense Health Agency. Thomas McCaffery, Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, Defense