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Wings of Freedom Tour lands on the Coast

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 […]
1 year ago
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WWII Veterans Visit Museum New Orleans

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 […]
1 year ago
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O’Keefe WWII Veteran

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.
1 year ago
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Remembering D-Day: 72 Years Later

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 […]
2 years ago
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WWII Vets Visit National World War II Museum

It was a touching commemoration in New Orleans today when a group of World War II veterans from the Coast visited the National World War II Museum.
2 years ago
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Local WWII Veteran to be Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Nearly 6.8 thousand WWII veterans are still living in Mississippi. One of them, Jerry O’Keefe, is one of only about 70 ace fighter pilots alive today.
3 years ago
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70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII in Europe.
3 years ago
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Italian Immigrant & Army Veteran Honored in Ocean Springs

The City of Ocean Springs hosted a ceremony to honor a local hero Friday night.
3 years ago
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Ocean Springs Honors Local WWII Army Sergeant Veteran

The City of Ocean Springs is hosting a ceremony to honor a local hero Friday night.
3 years ago
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Armed Forces Retirement Home Remembers Pearl Harbor

In honor of the surviving WWII veterans who were at Pearl Harbor, the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport held a Remembrance Day ceremony.