Military bases in Mississippi

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Boat at NS Pascagoula

Naval Station Pascagoula

The Mississippi Pascagoula Naval is built on an artificial island created by dumping of debris from the Pascagoula Channel and a shipyard close by the Singing River. The total land covered by the Naval Base is about 437 acres and was established when the navy saw the need to establish other naval bases aside the […]

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Naval Air Station (NAS) Meridian

Naval Air Station Meridian is found in the northeastern side of Lauderdale and Kemper County in Meridian, Mississippi. It lies in 12,000 acres of land wherein the 4,000 acres is in SEARAY, a target field and the Joe Williams Field. Its major function is to train the US Navy jet strike pilots in lined with […]

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Military Plane at Keesler Air Force Base

Keesler Air Force Base

Keesler AFB Facts Location: Biloxi, Mississipp Website: Visit Keesler AFB Website › Phone: (228) 377-1110 Longitude: -88.923615 Latitude: 30.411388 DSN: 597-1110 Keesler Air Force Base was founded on August 25, 1941 in Biloxi, Mississippi under the operation of the Air Education and Training Command. It was originally named in honor of Second Lieutenant Samuel Reeves […]

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Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport Aquarium

Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport

Gulfport Battalion Center Facts Location: Gulfport, Mississippi Website: Visit Gulfport Battalion Center Website › Phone: (228) 871-2555 Longitude: -89.072685 Latitude: 30.40634 DSN: 868-2555 The Gulfport Naval Construction Battalion Center is the home base of the construction units of the Naval Force which is found in Gulfport, Mississippi. It houses the 20th Naval Construction Regiment and […]

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Columbus Air Force Base - Space Shuttle Placed on plane

Columbus Air Force Base

Columbus AFB Facts Location: Lowndes County, north of Columbus, Mississippi Website: Visit Columbus AFB Website › Phone: (662) 434-7068 Longitude: -88.447189 Latitude: 33.64 DSN: 742-7068 Columbus Air Force Base is positioned in Lowndes County, 14 kilometers in the northern part of Columbus, Mississippi. The base is the place for the 14th Flying Training Wing whose […]

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