Camp Shelby preparing for reunion of World War II veterans

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CAMP SHELBY, Miss. (WDAM) – Camp Shelby is preparing to host a special reunion of World War II veterans that was postponed due to COVID-19. About a half dozen veterans from the 65th Infantry Division and dozens of their family members will attend a reunion at Camp Shelby during the week of Nov. 8. The…

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State’s Largest Guard Unit Gets New Commander

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Saturday, October 9, 2021, Lt. Col. (P) Michael G. Dykes took command of the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) during a change of command ceremony at Camp Shelby. He takes over for Col. Jason P. Nelson, who led the unit for the last two years. During that time, the 155th ABCT underwent an Exportable…

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Rep. Trent Kelly Becomes Highest-Ranking Military Member in Congress


This month, Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Mississippi, pinned on a second star and became the highest-ranking currently serving military member in Congress. Kelly, a member of the Mississippi National Guard, was promoted Saturday to the rank of major general and named the assistant adjutant general for the state’s Army National Guard, the Tupelo Daily Journal reported. A member of…

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