2 weeks ago
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Honoring our veterans at the Armed Forces Retirement Home

Hundreds of people gathered on a single mission at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport today for its annual open house. News 25’s Toni Miles was at this annual event and shows us how people from all walks of life honored our military men and women. Patriot Guard Rider Curtis Erickson looked on with […]
2 months ago
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Cruisin’ the Coast at the Armed Forces Retirement Home

For those at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport, it’s not possible for many of the residents to go out to Cruisin’ the Coast events. With the help of a local car club, Cruisin’ the Coast was brought to the retirement home. The annual event started back in 2015 and wasn’t going to be […]
5 months ago
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Vettes for Vets

What better way to celebrate our nation’s independence than with a parade of cars all made with American ingenuity? News 25 was present as the Gulf Coast Corvette Club rolled into the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport for the second annual Vettes for Vets. Corvettes of all years and colors sporting patriotic colors and […]
5 months ago
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Flag Day ceremony at Armed Forces Retirement Home

The Stars and Stripes flew proudly over a small crowd at the Armed Forces Retirement Home for a Flag Day ceremony. Retired Gulfport District Fire Chief Donald Knox was the guest speaker for the event. Knox spoke on the history of the Pledge of Allegiance plus his connection with patriotism as a veteran of the […]
9 months ago
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WWII veteran celebrates her 100th birthday

World War II veteran and Armed Forces Retirement Home resident Marion Ritchie celebrated turning 100 today with a big birthday bash surrounded by family, friends, and even some local and state leaders. Members from Seabee unit 133 saluted Marion as she walked into her party. They partied in style with an ice cream social, cake […]
12 months ago
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15 New Norovirus Cases at Armed Forces Retirement Home

The norovirius affecting 62 residents at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport is dangerous and very contagious, according to local health officials. Fifteen new cases of the norovirus were reported today. Out of the 62 residents infected with the virus, nine have been hospitalized. Residents of the home began feeling ill Monday. The norovirius […]
12 months ago
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47 Residents Ill, Nine Hospitalized at the Gulfport Armed Forces Retirement Home

A stomach illness is sweeping through the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport. Forty-seven residents have been reporting nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea symptoms. Nine of them visited the hospital and the remainder received care at home. The retirement home has requested the Public Health Department at Keesler Air Force Base to test food samples while […]
1 year ago
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Veterans Day Ceremony at Armed Forces Retirement Home

The Armed Forces Retirement Home opened doors to the public today for their annual Veterans Day ceremony. An opportunity to show respect and appreciation for those who served our country, the Armed Forces Retirement Home hosted its annual Veterans Day ceremony, welcoming service men and women, both active and retired. This ceremony gives younger generations […]
1 year ago
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Flag Day Ceremony at the Armed Forces Home

This is the first time in history Flag Day was officially celebrated at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport. Residents and members of the community filled the seats for a Flag Day ceremony. There was a presentation of colors, patriotic music and guest speaker Deputy Chief Hank Levins. Speakers talked about the meaning of […]
3 years ago
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Local Students Receive History Lesson from Veterans

As time progresses, our nation's past war stories become a smaller focus, but Thursday, Gulfport High School students got a firsthand history lesson from the veterans in the community.