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Posted by Patrick Ochs on October 30, 2014
Sailors from Gulfport are among some 4,000 sailors and Marines serving in the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group who are beginning to return home from a nine-month deployment.
Some arrived at Camp Lejeune, N.C., on Tuesday. Others return to Norfolk, Va., and Virginia Beach, Va., on Friday.
The deployment began Feb. 8 and included supporting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation and providing a forward naval presence in the U.S. Navy's 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.
Posted on September 18, 2014
The Crusaders for Veterans is assisting a previously homeless veteran with moving into a residence in Biloxi on Saturday.
Posted by Steve Pivnick on September 15, 2014
Highland Community Hospital became Keesler Medical Center's 25th partner hospital in the National Disaster Medical System Aug. 27, as representatives from the medical center and the Forrest General Health System signed an agreement at the Picayune medical facility.
Posted on September 12, 2014
It's always nice when you can witness a random act of kindness. Earlier this month a woman -- Mackenzie from Mobile -- took an opportunity to buy lunch for five random service men and women who were dining at the Steak 'N Shake at Harrah's Gulf Coast.