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Seabee Memorial Plaza unveiled

This year, Seabees all across the country spent the year celebrating their 75th Anniversary. Today, the Seabees at the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport celebrated the special anniversary with a ribbon cutting. The new Seabee Memorial Plaza was unveiled today during a special ceremony. The memorial plaza has been built next to the Seabee […]
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Wreath Laying Ceremony preparations

Today, members from all branches of the Armed Forces teamed up with South Mississippi residents and businesses for a special mission to honor our veterans who have been laid to rest at the Biloxi National Cemetery. Ginger Walker retired after serving 22 years in the Army, but she was on the front lines at the […]
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Laying wreaths to honor the fallen

Christmas is just around the corner and some are beginning to make plans with the families around the trees while others will visit their loved ones at grave sites. Kevin Cuttill with Crusaders for Vets joins us to tell us how you can help make that visit a little nicer for the families and their […]
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Annual Wreath Laying event with Crusaders for Veterans

Crusaders for Veterans is hosting the annual Wreath Laying event. First preparations will begin Friday, December 1st at 9 a.m. These wreaths will be placed at the Biloxi National Cemetery and Beauvoir on December 2nd at 11 a.m. For more information visit crusadersforveterans.com.
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Operation Sweaters for Veterans

On November 11, our nation shows appreciation to our veterans for the service they exhibit. In an effort to carry this mission out, Bradford O’Keefe Funeral Home has teamed up with Veterans and Family Memorial Care to implement Operation Sweaters for Veterans. Operation Sweaters for Veterans collects new or gently used sweaters and gloves for […]
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Home away from Home Project

Thanksgiving can be lonely for the dozens of airmen and women on Keesler Air Force Base who are thousands of miles away from their families. That is why Keesler has taken part in the Home away from home Project for 21 years. No soldier left behind and no soldier left unfed is Bobby Walker’s Thanksgiving […]
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1108th Aviation Group sendoff ceremony

Mississippi National Guardsmen highly trained in aircraft maintenance and repair are taking their skills to the Middle East in support of our military overseas. Today, the 1108th Aviation Group held a sendoff ceremony at First Baptist Church Biloxi. Approximately 80 soldiers from the Gulfport based unit will deploy to Kuwait next month as part of […]
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Thousands of homemade holiday cards in route

Thousands of Christmas cards homemade by a local minister are on the way to first responders and military serving overseas. Minister Darlene Carroll of Biloxi has been filling boxes of handwritten cards since January. Heartwarming moments were shared as the executive officer for the Navy base came to the minister’s home today to help deliver […]
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Giving back: Operation Care Package

Last year, News 25 brought you a story about Darlene Carroll, a local minister who sent thousands of hand-signed Christmas cards to first responders and military serving overseas. It’s the gift that keeps on giving. News 25’s Payton Malone shows us how Minister Darlene Carroll is continuing this mission for this holiday season. Christmas is […]
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Veterans Day celebration in Gautier

A wreath was laid by members of the Mississippi chapter of the American Legion to honor our veterans. Dozens of veterans, first responders, and Gautier community members gathered under the Veterans Tribute Tower to salute our nation’s veterans. The Veterans Day celebration included speeches from many veterans and the theme of the day was to […]