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Mississippi Military Family Relief Fund

The Mississippi Military Family Relief Fund provides one time emergency financial assistance to reserve component Families from Mississippi who are affected by mobilizations in support of the Global War on Terror. For more information call (601) 313-6212 or contact your chain of command.

Mississippi National Guard Summer Youth Camp (KIDS AT)

Annual Kids AT gives Mississippi National Guard children an opportunity to participate in onsite, weeklong "Annual Training.Aca,!A? Youth from the ages of 9-12 learn about flag protocol, military courtesies, military missions, patriotism, and much more.

Military Spouse Residency Relief Act

On November 11, 2009, the President signed into law the Military Spouse Residency Relief Act. This Act, among other things, provides that when a service member leaves his or her home State in accord with military or naval orders, the service member's spouse may retain residency in his or her home State for voting and tax purposes, after relocating from that State to accompany the service member. In the State of Mississippi an exemption from Mississippi withholding tax may be claimed if an employees spouse is a member of the US Armed Services and their state of legal residence is not Mississippi. For more information visit www.dor.ms.gov.