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Harrison County is home to Air Force, Navy, National Guard and Coast Guard bases, all of which contribute greatly to the local economy and quality of life.

Keesler Air Force Base (KAFB) located in Biloxi is the “Electronics Training Center of Excellence” for the World. Its 81st Training Wing is host to the Second Air Force, 81st Medical Group and 403rd Wing (AF Reserve). Bringing in tens of thousands of students from across the country annually, KAFB adds a new dynamic to the local community. KAFB also hosts some great public events, including annual air shows and the Special Olympics. In 2010, KAFB completed the largest family housing construction project in Air Force history.

The Naval Construction Battalion Center located in Gulfport is a logistics center for the East Coast Seabees, handling millions of dollars worth of equipment and honing the combat skills of sailors. The Trent Lott Readiness Training Center, also in Gulfport, is a major air combat training center and helicopter repair facility. The Coast Guard is a multi-mission station serving as enforcer, regulator and rescuer for years – the cavalry for those in distress. The men and women patrol an area covering fifty-two nautical miles of coastline with an overall 2,000 square mile operating area. The Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Professional Development Center (NMOPDC) is also located in Gulfport. The NMOPDC is a full-spectrum source for professional training in meteorology,oceangraphy, hydrography and geospatial information.

Salute to the Military


Harrison County News

August 9, 2016 : Seemann Composites, Inc. Expanding In Gulfport

February 8, 2016 : TopShip LLC bringing 1000 jobs to Harrison County

Publications

Salute to the Military 2016

Salute to the Military 2015


Business Testimonials

Gary Chouest, CEO
Edison Chouest Offhsore


“As we have already learned in the operation of our Gulf Ship facility, the Gulfport region will provide us access to a quality workforce. We appreciate the cooperation and support of the local officials who are providing a business friendly environment to grow our company.”


Innovation Center MGC Retiree Partnership Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport Joint Land Use Study Keesler Air Force Base Joint Land Use Study
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