Content Tagged 'military'

Southern Strike 15 Military Exercise Held on Coast
For the next two weeks, the Mississippi Coast will be the site of several battles between opposing forces. Video Video
Coast Honors Veterans with Annual Salute to the Military
About 1,000 service men and women visited the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and were treated to dinner, a show, and a speech from one of the joint Chiefs of Staff. Video Video
Coast Holds 36th Annual Salute to the Military
The Gulf Coast pays tribute to the brave men and women who risk their lives to serve our country. Video Video
Dept. of Defense to Allow Illegal Immigrants to Join Military
This week, the Department of Defense announced they will expand one of their programs and allow a number of illegal immigrants to enlist in the Armed Forces. Video Video
WWII Veterans Weigh In on Current World Issues
World War II veterans, or as some may call them, "the greatest generation in American history," are slowly diminishing. Video Video
Keesler Prepares to Honor 9/11 Anniversary
At a program Wednesday morning, Brigadier General Patrick Higby, Commander of Keesler Air Force Base, discussed the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack on the United States. Video Video
Keesler Prepares for Possibile Deployment to Middle East
Wednesday night, the nation prepares to hear from President Obama on his plan to handle ISIS. Video Video
Cochran Speaks on Changes in Coast's Military Reserve Units
The Senator spoke to News 25 about changes in the state’s military reserve units. Video Video
Palazzo Weighs In on Military Funding on the Coast
Over the past couple of months, our military has been aiding in humanitarian crises in foreign countries and even at home in Missouri. Video Video
Veterans Find Jobs at Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair
While at the Hiring Our Heroes job fair, News 25 spoke to veterans who are looking to transition to civilian life, as well as to the employers who are looking to hire them. Video Video
Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair Held in Biloxi
When military personnel return home, they often have trouble transitioning from military to civilian jobs, but Tuesday, a job fair at the Biloxi Civic Center looked to help with that process. Video Video
Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 Decommissions
After nearly 50 years of active service, the fearless Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (N.M.C.B.) 74 decommissioned Friday. Video Video
Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 Decommissions
As military cuts go into effect around the United States, the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (N.M.C.B.) 74 at the Gulfport Seabee Base will be decommissioning. Video Video
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
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
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.
Local Parents Had Scare During Fort Hood Shooting
A deadly attack on Fort Hood left some local parents fearing for the worst. 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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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