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Oldest known WWII veteran dies at 112

The oldest World War II veteran has died today at the age of 112. Lawrence Brooks had just celebrated his birthday in September. He was born in Norwood, Louisiana in 1909 as…

Gulfport native to take command at Camp Shelby on Saturday

Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center will host a change of command ceremony to welcome Gulfport native Col. Richard L. Weaver, the center's new commander, and also to celebrate the accomplishments of outgoing CO Col. Bobby M. Ginn. The ceremony…

Biloxi Football: Elijah Sabbatini offered by Army

It’s another Division I offer for Biloxi’s Elijah Sabbatini. On Thursday, the all-purpose football standout got the nod from Army West Point, his 19th offer overall and his 14th FBS offer. The rising senior is being recruited as a wide…

Salvation Army Jacket And Shoe Giveaway

With cold temperatures on the way beginning tonight, the Salvation Army continues to "Do the most good" by keeping residents warm. Those in need filed through into the command center in Gulfport Thursday morning to get a free jacket, shoes,…

Army National Guard Closes Armories

Army National Guard is closing four armories and more closures could be on the horizon. As it cuts the size of its force, the National Guard is closing readiness centers in Grenada, Menden Hall, Lumberton, and Nettleton. Those doors will…

Women In Combat

For the first time in history, the U.S. Army has opened up twenty thousand combat positions to women. One young woman is one of the first women hired into this military specialty. In the U.S. Army, a combat engineer is…