• AFW2 briefs Airmen on resources

    The Air Force Wounded Warrior program ambassadors told their stories to Keesler Airmen across base from June 6 to 8. AFW2 provides support and services to wounded, ill and injured Airmen by providing nonmedical care support and helping facilitate some medical care support.

  • The heart of patient care

    A Keesler doctor is elevating the 81st Medical Group’s health care mission and paving a trail for others along the way.

  • Airmen hone expeditionary skills at Rally in Rockies exercise

    Active duty, Air National Guard and Reserve Airmen gathered in Colorado and Wyoming for 22nd Air Force’s flagship exercise Rally in the Rockies Sept. 12-17. The exercise is designed to develop Airmen for combat operations by challenging them with realistic scenarios that support a full spectrum of

  • Reserve, Guard train for aeromedical evacuation operations

    Reservists from the 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and Mississippi Air National Guardsmen from the 183rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron collaborated for a three-day training event to work as one team, focused on patient care and handling, during a simulated air evacuation of injured service

  • Keesler aids USS Tripoli in COVID-19

    Keesler Medical Center has been assisting the U.S. Navy in testing and housing Sailors from the USS Tripoli in Keesler’s quarantine and isolation facility for COVID-19, June 30 - July 18.

  • Keesler renovates cardiac cath lab to provide better, safer care

    The Keesler Cardiology Pulmonary Clinic had a ribbon cutting ceremony for their newly renovated cardiac catheterization laboratory, Nov. 15.In an approximately 10-month-process, the lab was upgraded with an entire suite of technology to provide better and safer care for patients as well as the

  • Transition Spotlight: Col. Beatrice Dolihite, Keesler AFB

    The 81st Medical Group at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, transitioned to the Defense Health Agency on October 1, 2018, one of the first military treatment facilities to transfer to DHA management.The U.S. Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs Office spoke with Col. Beatrice Dolihite, the

  • Robotic surgery training takes on 100th surgical team

    The Institute for Defense Robotic Surgical Education program celebrated a significant milestone, training the 100th team on robotic surgery at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, on July 23.This milestone is significant for Keesler’s InDORSE program, showing how far the curriculum has come since

  • 81st Training Wing

    The 81st Training Wing is in a constant state of transition. It is comprised of several Wing staff agencies and three large groups of squadrons. The groups are: the 81st Training Group, the 81st Medical Group, and the 81st Mission Support Group.

  • Virtual training platform maintains, improves military surgeon’s skills

    It is vital for medical Airmen to continuously maintain and improve their skills. To access more training opportunities, military surgeons are looking to virtual training platforms.The Air Force is working with sister services to study a virtual training platform called Crowd-Sourced Assessment of

  • AFNORTH wraps up EMEDS exercise

    Air Forces Northern Surgeon General’s office members wrapped up their evaluation of an Expeditionary Medical Support (EMEDS) confirmation field exercise, April 20.

  • AFNORTH surgeon general team evaluates DSCA medical response capabilities

    Two members of Air Forces Northern’s Surgeon General’s office are watching months of their planning efforts unfold here during an Expeditionary Medical Support confirmation field exercise, April 16-21, as they evaluate the 81st Medical Group’s response to simulated tornado aftermath.

  • Airmen treat "patient" during EMEDS exercise

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Khaliha Love, left, and Senior Airman Glen Snyder, medics assigned to the 81st Medical Group, Keesler Air Force Base, treat a “patient” during the Expeditionary Medical Support (EMEDS) field confirmation exercise facility build-up portion at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, April