Army and National Guard veteran Richard Parker of Pascagoula introduces his dogs, one a certified service animal and the other one ‘in training.’ Both help the veteran cope with the PTSD three combat tours have left him with.
Col. Michele Edmondson, commander of Keesler Air Force Base’ 81st Training Wing, will help city and state officials break ground on a new Division Street gate for Keesler Air Force Base the day before she leaves for her new job at the Pentagon. Bi
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 some
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 f
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 Ch
Soldiers from the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team take on enemy forces during the 2017 rotation at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California on May 30, 2017. Video by Spc. Dharron Collins, 102nd Public Affairs Detachment.
Lakota Lancaster of Ocean Springs has become the first female from Mississippi to qualify for combat duty in the Army. She has just finished her basic training and will return to Ft. Banning, Ga., for her Ranger training before an expected deploym