Military

  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.

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

  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

Continued Coverage

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

  Mississippi sailor returns home 77 years after attack on Pearl Harbor

Mississippi WWII veteran flown back for burial

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

  Raytheon spends $100 million to expand radar building operations

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

Pentagon reveals cyber breach of travel records

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

More than 60 Mississippi National Guardsmen providing Florence recovery operations

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

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.