veterans

Biloxi VFW Post 2434 in need

Organizations across the nation are feeling financial strain due to COVID-19. Locally, one organization in need of help is the Biloxi VFW Post 2434. Thanks to a number of community…

Quinlan-Hammond Hall of Honor taking shape on USM Campus

When Maj. Gen. Jeff Hammond outlined his vision for a first-class veterans program at The University of Southern Mississippi, the retired U.S. Army commander was clear-eyed about the challenges involved. He never flinched, or lost faith in a mission that…

Veterans with PTSD and fireworks

While many across South Mississippi are preparing for a week of festivities ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, some Coast residents may associate this time more with stress than fun.…

Overlooked effects of fireworks on veterans

While ringing in the new year with fireworks can be a form of celebration for some, it can be a trigger for veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder. Fireworks going off on New Year’s Eve is a…

Honoring Veterans at the American Legion in Gautier

Today dozens of veterans gathered in Gautier for Veterans Day. The American Legion honored all branches of military who have served our country and thanked those who continue to help the community. Respect, honor, and freedom were…