Military

  VIDEO: Soldier stands in the rain to pay tribute to WWII nurse in viral photo

A photo of a soldier standing in the pouring rain playing TAPS at the funeral of a South Mississippi veteran is going viral.

Mississippi National Guard: Free tuition, more jobs than ever available for guardsmen

  Vacancies an issue for VA facilities across Mississippi

Mississippi State dedicates POW/MIA Chairs of Honor at athletic venues

Mississippi College to reduce tuition for military

Groundbreaking takes place for new state veterans home at Tradition

4 soldiers remain hospitalized after training mishap at Camp Shelby

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Hundreds participate in Governor’s Ride benefitting Wounded Warriors

$22 million barracks renovation underway at Camp Shelby

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith proposes ‘Gold Star Families Remembrance Week’

Miss. soldier returns early from deployment, surprises son at school

Alleged shooter of Madison County Deputy used fully automatic military weapon

  Petal Police Chief: Lives ‘absolutely’ saved as a result of keen eyes at WalMart

  The story behind the decades-long break for July 4th celebrations in Vicksburg

Vicksburg didn't celebration the 4th of July for 81 years. A local historian explains why.

  Mississippi WWII Veteran revisits France for D-Day events

A Mississippi World War II veteran and member of the renowned "Band of Brothers" is among those revisiting Normandy this week.

  Vicksburg American Legion creates dropbox for tattered flags

Vicksburg's American Legion is working to see tattered flags retired properly.

  Gold Star family honors their son’s life and service this Memorial Day

Gold Star family explains how Memorial Day has changed since losing their son.

  Seaman killed at Pearl Harbor finally on his way home

  Army mom surprises son at JPS elementary school

Suicide rates among Marines, Navy reached 10-year high in 2018

Paralyzed Olive Branch veteran to receive donated exoskeleton

  Mississippi Strong: How Project Evergreen and one local business are helping military families

Man sentenced to three years in prison for stealing Veteran’s identity and benefits

Veteran denied surgery for rare condition that causes constant pain, severe weight loss

After almost a decade of tests with the VA, the veteran sought outside care, but when he found a possible treatment, he was denied surgery twice.

  Mississippi sailor returns home 77 years after attack on Pearl Harbor

More than 2,000 Americans were killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor 77 years ago Friday. Science and technology have allowed for many of the “unaccounted for” sailors to be identified in recent years.

Mississippi WWII veteran flown back for burial

Navy Aviation Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class Durell Wade died on the USS Oklahoma during Pearl Harbor. The defense POW and MIA accounting agency announce they’ve successfully identified Wade and will be transporting his remains to the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetary on December 7.

A Vietnam veteran died with no family, so other vets stepped up to remember him

The community also provided the funeral home with the proper paperwork to ensure the Marine veteran got military honors at the service.

  Raytheon spends $100 million to expand radar building operations

Raytheon invests $100 million to expand facility to build navy ship radar.

Camp Shelby museum to open on Veterans Day

You can spend part of Veterans Day this year...learning more about the Mississippians who served in World War One.

  With evidence of Russian buildup in European foothold, US military is at the ready

With concern that Russia is upgrading its capabilities at NATO’s doorstep, the U.S. is increasingly on guard.

Medal of Honor awarded to Sgt. Maj. John Canley, who saved fellow Marines during Vietnam battle

Canley fended off numerous attacks during the Battle of Hue and repeatedly charged across fire-swept battle grounds to take wounded marines to safety.

Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson becomes first woman to lead largest command in US Army

The command Richardson will lead, United States Army Forces Command, is composed of 776,000 soldiers.

NCIS: No foul play suspected in Seabee killed in shooting at Keesler housing

The shooting death of a sailor assigned to the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport is under investigation.

Pentagon reveals cyber breach of travel records

The Pentagon says there has been a cyber breach of Defense Department travel records that compromised the personal information of military and civilian personnel

  Mississippi soldier returns from Kuwait to surprise 4th-grade daughter

A Mississippi soldier returned home from a nine month deployment surprised his 9-year-old daughter at her school. The emotional reunion was captured in a video that is now going viral.

More than 60 Mississippi National Guardsmen providing Florence recovery operations

More than 60 Mississippi National Guardsmen providing Florence recovery operations

‘Lowest level of humanity’: Man allegedly urinates on flags in veterans cemetery

Police are investigating, and the mayor says he’s confident anyone found guilty will be held “fully responsible for these despicable actions.”

MS National Guard to provide Hurricane Florence recovery support

MS National Guard to provide Hurricane Florence recovery support

  Passport issues: Texas veteran born at home faces citizenship scrutiny

More than two months after Daniel Jimenez applied for the passport, the State Department sent him a letter saying it cannot accept his birth certificate.

  National Guardsman get specialized training in Canton

National Guardsmen from across the region have trained for several days in Canton. The Global Training institute prepped several units in advanced trauma training. This included everything from smoke to loud music and even surgery in the dark..

MSU, Mississippi National Guard announce Bulldog Free Tuition Program for service members

Mississippi State University and the Mississippi National Guard announced a new program Tuesday that will ensure free tuition for Mississippi National Guard service members enrolled full-time at MSU.