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Video: Mississippi’s Adjutant General Speaks in Starkville

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STARKVILLE, MS (WCBI) – Some Mississippi State ROTC Cadets got an extra honor Thursday night in Starkville. Major General Augustus Collins was on hand to present the cadets with the ROTC Scholarship.  Collins is the Adjutant General of Mississippi and serves as the commanding officer of both the Army and Air National Guards of Mississippi.General Collins praised the commitment of the professionals serving in the military, and the cadets who will be entering the armed forces.

“We’re going to talk about the future of our military: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard, and some of the challenges that we may face given the fact of shrinking budgets that are going to be coming our way”

The Golden Triangle Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America hosted the event