A once in a lifetime opportunity to see United States history is taking flight on the Coast. A crew of World War II planes touched down at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport for the Wings of Freedom Tour today. They could be seen soaring over the Coast today, a crew of rare World War II planes […]
Today more than 200 veterans from the coast are in New Orleans looking at history some of them lived through. Reiman family funeral home sponsors this trip to the world war two museums annually for local vets to reflect on the war. Of the 200 on the trip eight actually lived and fought during world […]
Other than being a community leader Jerry O’keefe was a world war two veteran. Last summer he was awarded a congressional gold medal for American fighter aces. Here’s a look at an interview from June of 2015 when News 25′ Kristen Durand sat down with Jerry O’keefe to talk about his days serving our country.
Today marks the 72nd anniversary of D-Day. Seventy-two years ago on June 6th, 1944, thousands of Allied Forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, courageously invading the Nazi-occupied country. D-Day is known as a major turning point for World War II. WWII Veteran Marvin C. Westcott tells News 25 he remembers the day vividly which […]