Camp Shelby hosts Retirees Day

CAMP SHELBY, MS (WDAM) - Hundreds of former National Guard soldiers and airmen gathered at Camp Shelby for a day in their honor. The annual, "Retirees Day" brought together retired Guardsmen for a day of food and fellowship.

Mississippi Adjutant General William Freeman gave them an update on current Guard activities. He invited them to tour displays of modern fighting vehicles and visit the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum.

About 300 retirees and their families attended the event.

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