Brandon, Ms. -- The Mississippi State Guard has been assigned to provide security assistance at the Ross Barnett Reservoir Foundation's "Independence Celebration at The REZ". The event will be held on July 2, 2016 at Old Trace and Lakeshore Parks. The Mississippi State Guard will be assisting the Reservoir Police, the Rankin County Sheriff's Department, and possibly the Madison County Sheriff's Department in a security and logistics capacity.
The Mississippi State Guard (MSSG) operates under the Mississippi Military Department, serving the State of Mississippi as a cadre force under the supervision of the Mississippi Military Department.
While the MSSG's primary mission is disaster response, they proudly assist government agencies, law enforcement, and the community at large when needed.
Friday, July 1, 2016
MS State Guard to Assist With Rez Independence Celebration
Below is a press release concerning the Mississippi State Guard's role in the upcoming Independence Celebration at the Rez. Not being fully familiar with the Mississippi State Guard, I educated myself, and added a bit of information at the end of the post.
For those as ignorant of the Mississippi State Guard as I was, here is a little information on the organization (from the MS State Guard's website):
Posted by Troy Odom at 7/01/2016 08:49:00 AM