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Status and Demographic Content

State Details

Latest Status
Defining Armed Forces: Mississippi Governor Signed Final Legislation
Demographic Data

State residents include:

  • 11,336 active-duty service members
  • 3,736 active-duty spouses
  • 7,210 active-duty children
  • 17,788 National Guard and reserve members
  • 7,747 National Guard and reserve spouses
  • 12,749 National Guard and reserve children

Data source: DMDC, Dec. 31, 2022.

Regional Liaison

  • Jeremy Hilton
    South Central Regional Liaison
    South Central Region
    AR, LA, MO, MS, OK, TX
    Mr. Hilton began his duties as the South Central regional liaison in 2021. Prior to joining the DSLO, he worked in a variety of family services, community support and policy positions in the Department of the Air Force and as an advocate for enhanced pediatric health care for military children. Mr. Hilton is also a Navy submarine veteran.

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State-Specific Progress on State Policy Priorities and Sub-Priorities
See the latest status on legislation and policies being advanced in this state on state policy priorities important to military families. Find quick access to this state’s regional liaison, along with demographic data for the military community in this state.

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State Policy Priorities 2023

No priorities are currently in this status.