GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM
THE WAR OF WAR
GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM | 2001 – PRESENT
Responding to a premeditated and vicious terrorist attack on American citizens and military forces in the United States, the military embarked on a massive campaign against terrorism worldwide which began in 2001 and continues to this day in what has become the longest and most expensive war in history. This gallery explores the most recent conflict involving Mississippians at war. Learn about Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom following the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center. Explore military technology, and see the uniform a typical soldier from Mississippi would have worn during the conflict. Finish by learning how the Mississippi National Guard has contributed to the war effort.