Posts Tagged ‘military bases’

August 6, 2012- Ricky Nobile


Bryant reinstitutes military council; Freeman named chairman

JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant is reviving the Mississippi Military Communities Council to promote the state’s military endeavors. As chairman, Bryant named Bill Freeman, adjutant general of the Mississippi National Guard. Jim McIngvale, the Ingalls Shipbuilding director of government and community affairs, was named vice chairman. Nick Ardillo, retired colonel and former chairman of the […] [...]

Air Force decision means new mission, jobs at Key

by Published: June 15,2011

Tags: defense, jobs, military, military bases, training

MERIDIAN — Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, with Congressman Gregg Harper and Gov. Haley Barbour, yesterday welcomed news from the U.S. Air Force that it would immediately begin action to bring a new training mission to Key Field Air National Guard Base at Meridian. The Air Force yesterday informed the Mississippi congressional delegation members […] [...]

Air Force eyeing Key Field for new mission

by Published: July 30,2010

Tags: military, military bases

MERIDIAN — Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) welcomed the U.S. Air Force decision that could bring a new training mission to the Key Field Air National Guard Station at Meridian. The Mississippi lawmakers were informed that Key Field is one of two final candidate bases for the C-27J training mission. The other facility […] [...]

Keesler commander leaving after short stay

by Published: April 5,2010

Tags: military, military bases

BILOXI — After just a year at Keesler Air Force Base, Brig. Gen. Ian Dickinson is leaving for a new assignment. Dickinson has been named director of communications and information and chief information officer at Headquarters Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Col. Dickinson became commander of the 81st Training Wing in May […] [...]

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