Camp Shelby Army National Guard Training Site

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Included zipcodes 39401 39402 39403 39404 39406 39407

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Camp Shelby is a military post whose North Gate is located at the southern boundary of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on United States Highway 49. It is the largest state-owned training site in the nation. During wartime, the camp's mission is to serve as a major independent mobilization station of the United States Army Forces Command (FORSCOM). Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center is the largest reserve component training site, covering 136,000 acres, allowing up to battalion-level maneuver training, Gunnery Table 8-12, field artillery firing points and a wide range of support facilities. This is the normal Annual Training location for National Guard and Reserve units located in Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee. However, units from across the country use its assets to support a variety of missions. The 2nd Battalion, 114th Field Artillery conducts its gunnery training and has the bulk of its combat equipment stored in the Mobilization and Annual Training Equipment Site (MATES) located there.

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Earl Travillion Attendance Center
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Cities Near Camp Shelby Army National Guard Training Site

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
West Hattiesburg 3.4 miles 6,853 $146,200 $694
Petal 5.6 miles 10,675 $128,600 $865
Rawls Springs 6.6 miles 1,084 $95,300 $857
Sumrall 15.5 miles 1,580 $149,100 $743
Purvis 12.6 miles 1,990 $85,800 $823
New Augusta 18.7 miles 763 $78,900 $315
Seminary 20.5 miles 396 $101,600 $613
Ellisville 21.1 miles 4,540 $76,600 $655
Arnold Line 4.2 miles 2,533 $136,700 $744
Glendale 4.3 miles 1,428 $89,600 $0

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