Sun Herald photojourrnalist John Fitzhugh wanted to document combat veterans after they returned home. The veterans may face issues including PTSD and hypervigilance that puts a strain on them and their family.
Thunderbird pilots Maj. Branden Felker and Maj. Jason Markzon talk on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, about training to become a U.S. Air Force Thunderbird pilot and staging a show over the water like the upcoming Thunder Over the Sound in Biloxi.
81st Training Wing commander Col. Debra Lovette and Biloxi, Miss., mayor Andrew 'FoFo' Gilich announce a joint air show for May 4-5, 2019 featuring the Air Force's Thunderbirds. The show will be split between Keesler Air Force Base and the beach.
Operation Christmas Drop 2018 is a training event where the U.S. Air Force, Japanese Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force also drop supplies to 56 Micronesian islands. The event takes place from December 8-17.
Brad Helsel of Waveland MS died the day after he tried to break up a fight and was assaulted after a concert at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi. The former Seabee loved his country, family said.
Crusaders for Veterans wants to move from providing financial support for veterans to building an all-inclusive complex that would help them transition from military to civilian life on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
The 18th Annual Gulf Coast Veterans Parade was held in Gulfport on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 with units from Keesler Air Force Base, the Naval Construction Battalion Center, numerous JROTC squads along with many other veterans participating.
NCIS is investigating the fatal shooting of Grace Kayla Davis-Marcheschi, assigned to the MS Seabee’s Naval Construction Battalion Center. The shooting was at a military housing area managed by Keesler Air Force Base.
Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi MS says it has not advised military to use caution in seeking housing in Ocean Springs on the Gulf Coast due to racist events. OS flies the state flag with a Confederate emblem.