Friday, April 4, 2014

81 Medical Group gets new leader

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- The "Dragon Medics" welcomed their new leader last week as Col. (Dr.) Thomas Harrell assumed command of the 81st Medical Group from Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Kory Cornum during a change of command ceremony at Keesler Medical Center's Don Wylie Auditorium. Harrell comes to Keesler Air Force Base from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, where he commanded the Department of Defense/Veterans Affairs Joint Venture Hospital and also served as the Alaskan Command command surgeon. Cornum has been reassigned to Scott AFB, Ill., as Air Mobility Command command surgeon. (Source: 81st Medical Group, 03/31/14)