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Mississippi National Guard commander looks back on Iraq service

Maj. Gen. Augustus L. Collins was appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant in 2012 to serve as the adjutant general of Mississippi and commanding general of both the Mississippi Army and Air National Guard. Collins grew up on a Booneville soybean and cattle farm and after high school attended Northeast Mississippi Community College before enlisting in the Guard in 1977. Collins ...

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Jackson doctor mixes medicine with thriller writing

JACKSON: Jackson OB/GYN Darden North’s fourth thriller, “Wiggle Room,” moves quickly from the battlefields of Iraq to the lobby of the King Edward Hotel powered by a rollercoaster page-turning plot written in the spirit of John Grisham and Tom Clancy. After saving the life of a wounded insurgent at the height of the Iraq War in 2006, Air Force trauma ...

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