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  • 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,

  • Honorary commanders tour 81st MDG

    Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, presents Toni Ganucheau, The Peoples Bank branch manager, and Pastor Jeff Ulmer, New Life Family Church pastor, with certificates after inducting both as the newest 81st TRW honorary commanders at the Bay Breeze Event Center Sept. 29, 2016, on

  • Zika and you: Staying safe, staying healthy

    The Zika virus has been, and continues to be, a somewhat steady topic of conversation in the news. While it’s important to note the Center for Disease Control reports there have only been a few Zika cases in Mississippi, the current hurricane season means lots of rain – and rain means standing

  • Notification of death

    With great regret, the 81st Training Wing commander announces the death of Capt. Paul Henry Barker, 81st Surgical Operations Squadron. Any person or persons having claims for or against the estate of Barker, previously assigned to the 81st MSGS, 81st TRW, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., should

  • Air Force Medical Service celebrates 67 years

    The Air Force Medical Service celebrated its 67th anniversary July 1, after being established in 1949. In September 1947, the combat elements of the Army Air Forces separated from the U.S. Army, forming the U.S. Air Force. A few Air force support functions, such as medical care, remained

  • 81st MDG celebrates Nurse and Tech Week

    Keesler Medical Center celebrated National Nurse and Tech Week May 9-13 in recognition of the important roles nurses and techs play in health care. “This week gives us the opportunity to celebrate the many accomplishments and contributions nurses and technicians have made to our profession as well

  • Keesler genetics lab supports DOD facilities worldwide

    DeShannon Hall, 81st Medical Operations Squadron molecular technologist, uses a robotic sample prep handler at the 81st Medical Group’s genetics center Mar. 16, 2016, Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Air Force Medical Genetics Center is the only laboratory of its kind in the entire Defense