Posted: May 27, 2010 8:25 AM by Sharlee Jacobs
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana National Guard troops will provide
security in the International Zone in Baghdad.
1st Battalion, 141st Field Artillery Regiment, known as the Washington Artillery, has
about 400 soldiers in Iraq. Based at Jackson Barracks in New
Orleans, the unit has been providing convoy escort services from a
base in southern Iraq.
The new assignment moves the unit north to Baghdad.