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  • Keesler Medical Center named best in AF

    The Air Force Surgeon General awarded the Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center the coveted ‘Hospital of the Year’ distinction last week.
  • 81st MDG earns Commission on Cancer national accreditation

    The Keesler Medical Center cancer program has been granted a Three Year Accreditation with Silver Commendation from the Commission on Cancer, a quality program of the American College of Surgeons.   To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed the CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a
  • Honorary commanders tour Keesler's Medical Center

    Staff Sgt. Wesley McCool, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron occupational therapy NCO in charge, briefs on the 81st Medical Group’s physical therapy capabilities during a Keesler honorary commanders’ tour at the Keesler Medical Center Dec. 12, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. The honorary commander program is a partnership between base
  • Local reporters attend Media Day

    Reporters from local media outlets tour the 81st Security Forces Squadron indoor firing range during Media Day Oct. 26, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. In order to better understand Keesler’s mission, the reporters also toured the air traffic control tower, the Keesler Medical Center and a 333rd Training Squadron cyber training
  • Top doc checks up on Keesler Medical Center

    Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger, Surgeon General of the Air Force, toured the Keesler Medical Center, Oct. 17, exploring their mission and meeting the personnel who accomplish it. During his tour, he visited more than 10 different units in the 81st Medical Group to include mammography, emergency department, radiology & oncology, genetics and the clinical research lab. Since Keesler Medical Center sustained damage in 2005 from Hurricane Katrina, they have taken huge steps in patient care and their capabilities.
  • Dragon medics host 6th Annual Mammothon

    The 81st Medical Group is scheduled to host its 6th Annual Mammothon Oct. 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Keesler Medical Center.The walk-in service event is open to all Defense Department beneficiaries and dependents.“Free raffles will be held for attendees,” said Master Sgt. Victoria Cortez, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron specialty
  • Keesler medical resident takes home national title

    Maj. (Dr.) Jason Cromar, 81st Medical Operations Squadron resident, won the American College of Physicians National Competition in San Diego, Calif., with his Clinical Vignette Poster April 1.Not only did he and five other residents represent Keesler Medical Center, they also made up more than 50 percent of the U.S. Air Force team that competed in
  • 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. One of the most essential tools for medical
  • 81st MDG competition tests fitness level

    Chief Master Sgt. Karl Day, 81st Medical Group superintendent, logs the final scores during the 81st MDG Push-up Competition at the Keesler Medical Center Don Wylie Auditorium Nov. 1, 2016, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. Seven five-person teams competed in the event pushing out a total of 6,272 push-ups. The 81st Dental Squadron was this year’s
  • Air Force’s first robotic surgery training course established at Keesler

    Keesler Air Force Base surgeons are forging a new path in military medicine by being the first in the Air Force to use one of the most advanced robotic surgery systems available today.  The Keesler Medical Center has acquired two of the newest robotic surgical systems out there, the da Vinci Xi, one for surgeries and the other for surgical
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