Content Tagged 'military'

World's largest maritime exercises start in Hawaii
More than one month of naval maneuvers involving the militaries of nearly two dozen nations are beginning in Hawaii this week. For the first time, Chinese vessels are participating in the drills that the U.S. Pacific Fleet hosts every two years.
Russian lawmakers cancel approval to use military in Ukraine
At Russian President Vladimir Putin's request, the upper house of Russian parliament on Wednesday canceled a resolution that permitted the use of its military in Ukraine.
High Five Tour 2014 Visits Gulfport on Mission to Thank Nation’s Military Families
The Wounded Warriors Family Support Mustang will stop in Gulfport as part of the High Five Tour 2014.
Roger Wicker Speaks Out at Military Affairs Breakfast
Senator Roger Wicker speaks about on how budget cuts to our military are a major concern at a military affairs breakfast. Video Video
US says Thailand coup is repressive, likely to last
U.S. officials said that Thailand's recent military takeover is more repressive and will likely endure longer than the last military coup did just eight years ago.
Biloxi Officials Aren't Giving Up on C-130Js at Keesler
Biloxi officials say they aren't giving up Keesler’s C-130Js without a fight. Video Video
Biloxi VA Nurse Managers Garner National Recognition
Two nurse managers in the Department of Veterans Affairs Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System’s Acute Care Inpatient services received national-level recognition for their support for employees who also serve in the National Guard and Reserve forces of the U.S. military.
Ashley Takes Leave of Absence for Hurricane Hunter Training
During the next few weeks our very own Ashley Feaster will be taking a leave of absence.
Palazzo Condemns President’s Defense Budget
Congressman Steven Palazzo, (MS-4), released the following statement in response to the president’s budget released earlier this week...
Local WWII Veterans Make Special Trip to Japan
World War Two ended 69 years ago, and some local veterans who fought in the war will be taking a special trip to Japan this week. Video Video
Wicker Supports ‘Hire More Heroes Act’
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., has cosponsored the “Hire More Heroes Act,” a bill that would give businesses an added incentive to employ veterans or active military personnel who are covered under TRICARE or the VA because they would not have to count them toward Obamacare’s employer mandate.
Keesler Makes Big Economic Impact on the Coast
Keesler Air Force Base pumped more than $1.1 billion into the Gulf Coast’s economy over the span of one year. Video Video
Local Parents Had Scare During Fort Hood Shooting
A deadly attack on Fort Hood left some local parents fearing for the worst. Video Video
Pentagon Proposes Big Military Budget Cuts; Palazzo Objects
The Pentagon has proposed some major cuts to the military, and some members of Congress worry this could have a big impact on our ability to defend the country. Video Video
Dogs on Deployment Holds Mascot Photo Contest
Dogs on Deployment is a national non-profit dedicated to helping America’s service members find volunteers to board their pets while the owners serve our country.
Palazzo Keeps Commitment to Restore C.O.L.A. Increases for Military Retirees
Congressman Steven Palazzo, (MS-4), today voted in favor of a measure to restore cost of living adjustments, or COLA’s, for working-age military retirees and veterans.
Technology is Keeping Deployed Troops Connected with Family
Technology is bringing friends and family closer than ever. Video Video
Competition Intensifies in J.R.O.T.C. Programs Due to Budget Cuts in the Military
Earlier this year, the fate of R.O.T.C. programs in colleges was in the air. Video Video
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