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  1. Asian-Pacific Heritage: Japanese-American WWII unit stands among Army's most decoratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 26 | The United States Army

    ... 100th Infantry Battalion, or One Puka Puka in Hawaiian," Hamasu said. The unit trained in Wisconsin and then at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. Many unit members said they felt animosity and distrust from other Soldiers during the training. "United States ...

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  2. Shelby museum opens expanded 'Dutch Flyers' exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    An expanded exhibit at the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby honoring hundreds of Dutch pilots, who trained in Jackson to fight in World War II was dedicated Friday. Military and diplomatic representatives from the Netherlands joined museum staff and family members of the famed "Dutch Flyers" for a ribbon cutting.

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  3. Retiree Day was held at the newly-renovated Mississippi Armed Forces Museum. Source: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Dozens of former members of the Mississippi Army and Air National Guard gathered at Camp Shelby Thursday for an annual celebration of their service. Retiree Day was held at the newly-renovated Mississippi Armed Forces Museum.

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  4. Millie Gladney - 105 years of a life well livedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | The Advocate

    ... until the war's end. She says the only way she was able to recognize him after he disembarked the troop train at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, was when he spoke - she recognized his voice. The two met at LSU and married in 1939. After Wood's discharge ...

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  5. 'Appreciate their sacrifices'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | News Tribune

    ... war's end, but in February 1919, he was transferred to the Veterinary Corps' Auxiliary Remount Depot No. 313 at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, where he performed duties that were primarily clerical in nature until receiving his discharge from the Army on ...

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  6. Sampling History: Highway 49 offers up interesting pieces of statehood historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Mississippi Press

    ... headlines when it was selected as a satellite Prisoner of War camp site, a branch of the main camp located at Camp Shelby. --- McHenry, an unincorporated community in southern Stone County, was settled by Dr. George McHenry in 1889. His home is on ...

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  7. Military exercise to bring aircraft, live fire to area Feb. 27-March 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... combat. In addition to the activities in Northwest Florida, Emerald Warrior-17 training will be conducted at Camp Shelby in Mississippi, Melrose Range in New Mexico and Fort Knox in Kentucky. Residents may notice more aircraft overhead than usual ...

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  8. John W. Tapley Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    ... Tapley and Elizabeth Okie Byrd. Mr. Tapley was a farmer in his early years. He joined the US Army in May 1944 at Camp Shelby, MS and served in WWII. In Sept. 1947 he joined the USAF. After having numerous assignments throughout his 26 year military ...

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  9. Meet the Veteran: Sgt. Nathan YoungRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Southern Living

    ... tossed him around. Young was immediately sent to a nearby hospital and was transported to a specialty unit in Camp Shelby, Mississippi shortly after. In January 2011, he was sent to the Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic at the Warrior Transition ...

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  10. Miss. Guard unit gets new commander as it prepares for major training exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... National Guard. Maj. Gen. Janson D. Boyles said some units are currently taking part in gunnery exercises at Camp Shelby, in preparation for the exercise at the National Training Center. He said some special forces units are preparing for missions ...

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  11. Miss. Guard unit gets new commander as it prepares for major training exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... National Guard. Maj. Gen. Janson D. Boyles said some units are currently taking part in gunnery exercises at Camp Shelby, in preparation for the exercise at the National Training Center. He said some special forces units are preparing for missions ...

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  12. Hundreds of toys were donated bby the 177th Armored Brigade. Source: WDAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Hattiesburg Veterans of Foreign Wars post is showing its appreciation for current soldiers serving at Camp Shelby this Christmas. Members of St. James Wright VFW Post 5397 have donated hundreds of toys to the children of troops serving in the 177th Armored Brigade.

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  13. Trained as a bomber pilot to fly overseas, his role became preparing others statesideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Republic

    ... He was commissioned in the U.S. Army at Fort Benning, Georgia, before training for the 69th Infantry Division at Camp Shelby in Mississippi, where he met his late wife, Marjorie. Kirk received pilot training, eventually receiving his wings in ...

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  14. Military lawyer is new prosecutor for Bay St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    ... carries the rank of major. He was on active duty from 2010-2015, deploying to Iraq and Kuwait. He now serves as Camp Shelby's Command Judge Advocate - the post's top-ranking lawyer. He appeared on the city's radar screen when Bay St. Louis Municipal ...

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  15. Dabney: - You owed your country a defense'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    ... to 18. The draft was calling Dabney to duty and on March 7, 1944, he was inducted. Two months later, he was at Camp Shelby. The first corporal asked truck drivers to step forward. About half the soldiers did. They were marched off. The second ...

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  16. Special ops unit 'stalked' Coast for 2 weeks - and you never saw themRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... More than 20 types of aircraft flew more than 300 sorties, and units conducted missions across a wide area from Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg to Fort Polk in western Louisiana to oil and gas platforms in undisclosed locations in the Gulf of Mexico. ...

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  17. Special ops unit a stalkeda Coast for 2 weeks a " and you never saw themRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    ... Special Forces Group run toward cover after transporting a simulated casualty to a medical evacuation zone at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center, Miss., during Southern Strike 17, Oct. 27, 2016. SSTK 17 is a total force, multi-service training ...

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  18. Strothers recalls service, D-Day invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Vicksburg Post

    ... He lied. He told recruiters he was 17 and it worked. Shortly after, Strothers was inducted into the army at Camp Shelby, south of Hattiesburg. After basic training, he was sent to Camp Pickett, Virginia and then to Fort Juachuca, Arizona. When his ...

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  19. Mississippi boy dresses as his Army Dad for school 'Hero Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... nd Fall Carnival Oct. 28 and 31. Gov. Phil Bryant cuts a ribbon to reopen the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby Thursday. Photo credit WDAM.

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  20. Longtime Chicago-area resident -- my dad -- recalls 1945 Cubs World Series, years of futilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    ... allies accepted Japan's surrender on Sept. 2. Those events in August meant that thousands of U.S. Army troops at Camp Shelby, a military base next to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, would not be training for a ground invasion of Japan as they had ...

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