Many soldiers with the 256th Infantry Brigade are back home in Acadiana...KATC'S Chris Welty was there as troops arrived at the armory in Lafayette Sunday morning.
Cheers, clapping, hugs, and tears in Lafayette as soldiers return home to their loved ones. A consensus among families all waiting to enjoy... more »
The first group of soldiers from the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team returned home Wednesday to Louisiana. KATC's Maddie Garrett goes inside their journey home with one Acadiana soldier that was reunited with his family today.
In January 2010, the 256th Infantry Brigade mobilized and deployed roughly 3,000 troops... more »
COVINGTON, La. (AP) - BP says it siphoned more oil with a mile-long tube after two days of falling totals from a leaking seafloor well in the Gulf of Mexico. BP PLC spokesman John Curry told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the tube collected some 256,200 gallons of oil... more »
The ability to stay in touch with Family and friends back home is a mission of priority for deployed Soldiers with the Louisiana National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team as they serve in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
That mission quickly became a personal responsibility for Spc.... more »
The 256th Infantry Division will be deployed in January of 2010. If you would like to show your support by tying a yellow ribbon or placing a sign in your front yard use one of the contacts below.
Chris: 873-3219 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Phobe: 257-6120 / email@example.com
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PINEVILLE, La. - Members of the Louisiana Army National Guard were greeted by four NFL players in a special visit during pre-deployment training at Camp Beauregard near Pineville, La., Oct. 23.
New Orleans Saints players Mark Brunell, Jonathan Goodwin, Zachary Strief and Jonathan Stinchcomb surprised members of the LANG's... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A series of workshops is planned for families of soldiers in the Louisiana National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, which is to deploy in January. The purpose of the workshops is to share information with family members regarding programs and support available to them... more »