Guard Plane Damaged During Refueling Mission

One of those Air National Guard tanker planes had to make an emergency landing in Meridian Sunday.  The KC-135R Stratotanker aircraft belonging to the 186th Air Refueling Wing was conducting a routine air refueling mission when the plane’s boom was damaged and couldn’t be... Read More.

Guard Crash Victims Identified

The two Mississippi National Guard soldiers killed in a helicopter crash in Prentiss County Friday were based in Tupelo.  One was a member of Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 149th Aviation Regiment. CWO-4 Bryan Andrew Zemek was a native of Oxford.   The second soldier was... Read More.

Photo: Career-Tech students visit National Guard Armory

Second year students from the Kosciusko-Attala Career Tech Center recently participated in GuardX at the local National Guard Armory.Students received hands-on military experience with hand held weapons, field artillery, drones, computers, radio communication devices, and paladin operations.Students were given information on the benefits of... Read More.


MS Guard Wraps Up Hurricane Mission in Florida

Some airmen from the Mississippi National Guard who helped restore emergency communications after Hurricane Ian in Florida are back home in Gulfport now.  And today some more Guard personnel who flew helicopter missions in the storm-stricken state will returning to Mississippi.   Bravo Company, 1st... Read More.