The Blue Angles will fly over the beach in Biloxi, MS, on Highway 90. Expect heavy traffic around Harrahs Casino on the Gulf Coast and other spots in Biloxi. Traffic will be dropped to two lanes on 90.
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels highlight the July 21-22 Blues Over Biloxi MS air show, but there’s also demos from the Air Force, Army Coast Guard, Aeroshell Aerobatic Team and Marine Corps at The Great Lawn at Harrah’s Gulf Coast Casino.
Keesler Air Force Base airman was arrested on several counts of sex crimes, including three counts of sexual assault on a child. Rodney Tyler was arrested in Biloxi, Mississippi. He was sentenced to four years in prison and discharged.
The Biloxi Veterans Affairs Medical Center's nursing home on the Mississippi Coast got 1 out of 5 star in its annual performance rating, again. The VA says the score is an "improvement" from the previous year.
David Potts Sr. of Gulfport MS endured racism as a World War II Montford Point Marine, the first blacks to serve as Marines, and still encounters discrimination. He loves his country and will lead the pledge at Sounds by the Sea in Gulfport.
Biloxi has been named the most patriotic city in Mississippi by Insurify, which annually names the most patriotic city in every state of the nation. Winners are determined by having the highest percentage of current and former service members.
Post 9/11 military vets who fought in Operation Enduring Freedom combat war zones are struggling to find resources that help transition soldiers back to civilian life, as Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense cannot meet needs.
Mississippi combat soldiers often can't find enough help when transitioning back to civilian life at home. For MS Gulf Coast vets from any military branch, here are resources including crisis hotlines, medical care, job placement and housing.
Members of the 155th Army National Guard combat squad from Southern MS are worried about the high rate of US veteran suicide. A new program with support from Trump wants to curb the trend, but some vets and soldiers worry it's too late.
Richard Parker of Pascagoula MS is one of more than 2 million war vets who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom after 9/11. Transitioning to civilian life with his family after being injured has been challenging.
Veterans living at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport MS and in Washington D.C. will pay more starting Oct. 1 in order to keep the home operating closer to cost. Rents will increase to a maximum of 60 percent of vet income.
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.
Richard Parker spent years away from his family while serving combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan The impact on his family didn’t end when he returned. He and his family struggle to cope with Parker's PTSD and traumatic brain injury.
After serving three combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Richard Parker of Pascagoula struggles to adjust to life back at home and finds peace in a shed below his home. His family shares the impact of his PTSD as they work together to stay in tact.