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VA ratings stretch from ‘scared to death’ to one star to ‘like really wonderful’

Veterans still have complaints about VA Medical Center in Biloxi, but judging from the comments, it’s getting better.

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Mississippi Aviation museum needs construction money

The Brown Condor Association’s Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum is renovating the old Rooms To Go building in Gulfport, but grant money they were hoping to use for construction is not available and they are up against a deadline. The Seabee Chief Petty Officers Association is providing volunteer labor, but they need roofing and air conditioning help.

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Seabees to deploy from Port of Gulfport for the first time ever

Contracted longshoremen from ILA 1303 and Seabee personnel work to load equipment from the Naval base onto the USNS Spearhead, which was temporarily anchored in the Port of Gulfport, on Saturday, July 15, 2017. The loading of the ship marked the first time since the port was designated a Strategic Port by the Department of Defense about a year ago that the local Seabee base used it for a deployment.

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Camp Shelby celebrates 100 years

In the past 100 years, Camp Shelby, located off U.S. 49 just south of Hattiesburg city limits, has served as one of the country’s premier military installations. With the exception of the Korean War, the base has served its part in every American conflict in the last century, playing major roles in World War II, the Vietnam War and recent conflicts.

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Hancock County woman reaches out to veterans with PTSD

Jeanne ‘Granny’ Graeser organizes boat cruises, fishing trips and parties for veterans and sponsors deployed troops through Soldiers’ Angels. Graeser didn’t have any experience working with veterans when she started, but she is known known as someone who is “making a difference.”

Videos

Veterans seek answers to health care concerns

Information from town hall meeting serves to help Biloxi VA improve.
Tim Isbell Sun Herald
Veterans seek answers to health care concerns 1:54

Veterans seek answers to health care concerns

Mississippi Aviation museum needs construction money 1:42

Mississippi Aviation museum needs construction money

Seabees to deploy from Port of Gulfport for the first time ever 1:08

Seabees to deploy from Port of Gulfport for the first time ever

Gulfport Seabee base generates solar power 1:50

Gulfport Seabee base generates solar power