Posted: Feb 4, 2010 11:53 AM by Jthibodeaux
Updated: Feb 4, 2010 11:53 AM
It's a big week for some members of the Louisiana National Guard.
Ceremonies are planned throughout the state as the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team prepares to deploy for duty in Iraq.
One is planned for Tuesday in Opelousas at 11 am at the Unit Armory.
Then New Iberia has a send off at 1:OO at Assembly Christian Center.
Wednesday in Jennings a ceremony is planned for 10 am at VFW Post 1603.
Ceremonies continue Thursday in Erath, Jeanerette, St. Martinville, Breaux Bridge and Lafayette.
This is the second deployment to Iraq for the 256th.