MS Air National Guard hosts training warfare exercise

MS Air National Guard hosts training warfare exercise
The training exercise includes approximately 2,000 participants from the Air National Guard, Army National Guard, Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines and military members from four different nations. (Photo source: Air National Guard)

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Mississippi Air National Guard is hosting a joint full spectrum warfare training exercise at several locations across Mississippi.

Southern Strike is being from Jan. 15 to Jan. 30 at the Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center in Hattiesburg, Camp McCain Training Center in Grenada and Naval Air Station in Meridian.

The training exercise includes approximately 2,000 participants from the Air National Guard, Army National Guard, Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines and military members from four different nations, according to an Air National Guard news release.

The goal is to enhance combat readiness through integrated scenarios based on current global crises.

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