Read up on the latest news and events going on with Friends of Mississippi Veterans.
Pavilions Provide Outdoor Gathering Space for Mississippi Veterans
As with many medical facilities and nursing homes, the onset of COVID-19 presented a challenge. How do you maintain a level of safety and still provide patients and residents with a way to visit with friends and loved ones? At Mississippi's four VA nursing homes,...
In Memoriam: Lt. Gen. Wayne O. Burks
On Tuesday, May 5, 2020, Wayne O. Burkes passed away peacefully at the Mississippi Veterans Home in Kosciusko, MS. Wayne (as his friends called him) was born December 6, 1929 in Neshoba County North of Philadelphia, MS and raised on the family farm. He was preceded in...
Veteran Spotlight: Staff Sgt. Howard Miskelly
In Mississippi, we may first think of Howard Miskelly as a successful businessman, but his character and spirit of service were evidenced long before, as a model soldier.
Veteran Spotlight: General Martha Jo Leslie
Our first Veteran Spotlight features an amazing lady who was vital to the formation of the Friends of Mississippi Veterans.
Wreaths Across America Honors Vets at Christmastime
Learn more about Mississippi’s participation in the Wreaths Across America program and how you can help.
Friends of MS Veterans Holds First Skeet Shoot Fundraiser
Sharp shooters gather to raise money for Friends of Mississippi Veterans at an innovative Fall event.
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