national guard

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…

Pascagoula to welcome home Guard unit from deployment

The City of Pascagoula and the Mississippi National Guard will welcome home members of the 859th Engineer Company from their recent nine-month deployment to the Middle East. Approximately 150 Soldiers will be celebrated with a welcome home parade hosted by…

National Guard, local officials head to Florida

Unique conditions created by Hurricane Irma spark an uncommon response to try to expedite relief efforts. The military is transporting non-federal civilian emergency responders from Harrison County to disaster affected Florida. Today, a team from the Harrison County Emergency Management…

Baria Seeking More Information on Palazzo Claims

Mississippi house minority leader David Baria has written a letter to the inspector general of the National Guard to investigate claims Congressman Steven Palazzo went AWOL during his time with the National Guard. The reasoning behind the letter is because…

Ric McCluskey Press Conference

Fourth congressional district Libertarian candidate Ric McCluskey recently made claims that incumbent Congressman Steven Palazzo has not been truthful about his service in the National Guard. Today, he took the fight straight to Congressman Palazzo’s doorstep. Also on hand was…

Southern Strike Begins Today in Gulfport

Army guardsmen from all over America are coming together right here, on the gulf coast, to participate in an international combat exercise. The Mississippi Air National Guard is hosting "Southern Strike a large-scale war game where military service members will…

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…

Help Military Family After Fire

A Mississippi National Guard unit in Biloxi is working to help one of their own after a devastating fire. Three kids and five adults lost their home in Mississippi May 7th after they say a charging cube short circuited. Private…

Mississippi National Guard on Standby

As a precaution, Governor Phil Bryant has issued an executive order to mobilize the Mississippi National Guard to assist with any needed high water rescues. Today, Lieutenant Colonel Jody Mike Smith joined the governor in the press conference saying the…