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  • NASCAR driver visits Keesler

    Harry Gant and Jeff Hammond pose for a photo with the surgical robotics suite staff during a visit at Keesler Medical Center March 30, 2018, on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Hammond and Gant spent the day meeting veterans at the Armed Forces Retirement Home and toured various facilities that

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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