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Keesler AFB’s impact is measured in more than dollars

Keesler Air Force Base’s presence in Biloxi and South Mississippi is so extensive that it has to be measured from several angles, including historical, economic and community service. The base is rooted in the region’s history, dating back to June 1941 when the War Department activated Army Air Corps Station No. 8, Aviation Mechanics School in Biloxi. The War Department ...

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Read June 25 issue of MBJ

>> IS FARMING REAL BUSINESS? Ag commissioner seeking more emphasis on agriculture in state’s economic development— By Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> RISING CATTLE PRICES RAISE RUSTLER WORRIES Cattle theft on the rise with beef prices— by Ted Carter

 >> MSC: UMMC SUBJECT TO CON LAW “Certificate of need” applies to state’s largest research hospital— by Clay Chandler >> ...

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Eaton becomes hydraulic system supplier for new Irkut MC21 aircraft in Russia

The Jackson facility will play a major role as diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation begins working on the design and manufacture of the hydraulic system for Irkut Corporation’s new MC21 single-aisle aircraft line in Russia. Eaton’s Aerospace facility in Jackson, Mississippi will play a major design and production role in this new initiative that is expected to continue for decades. ...

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