Public Affairs

Public Affairs
Public Affairs fulfills the Mississippi National Guard's obligation to keep the American people and the Mississippi National Guard informed, and helps to establish the conditions that lead to confidence in the Mississippi Guard and its readiness to conduct operations in peacetime, conflict and war.


Joint Force Headquarters
Mississippi National Guard
Public Affairs Office
P.O. Box 5027
Jackson, MS 39296-5027


​Joint Force Headquarters, MSNG Public Affairs



​Director of Public Affairs • LTC Christian Patterson, APR+M​601.313.6349​​293.6349
​Deputy Director of Public Affairs • 2LT Rachel Henson​601.313.6187​293.6187

​Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center Public Affairs

​Director of Public Affairs • 2LT Rachel Henson​601.313.6187​293.6187
​Public Affairs Specialist SSG Michael Needham

​172nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs

​Public Affairs Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge • SMSgt. Connie Reed​601.405.8311

​186th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs

​Public Affairs Non-Commissioned Officer • Tech Sgt Adam Vance
Revised: 3/19/2018 2:00