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  • "Apple Pie Brigade" Welcomes Hundreds of Soldiers Home

    October 25, 2011 11:45 PM

    With dusty boots and heavy packs, more than 300 men and women of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division arrived home Tuesday at the Alexandria International Airport. But before the bus ride back to Fort Polk where they're reunited with family, the soldiers go through debriefing. That's where... more »
  • Members of the 256th Infantry Brigade Return Home

    December 20, 2010 1:03 AM

    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 »
  • Members of 256th Brigade return home

    December 8, 2010 9:15 PM

    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 »
  • US Army Activates Civil Affairs Brigade in Germany

    September 17, 2010 9:39 AM

    BERLIN (AP) - The U.S. military says it has set up a new civil affairs brigade in Germany, the first to be based in Europe. The 361st Civil Affairs Brigade was activated Friday and will be headquartered in Kaiserslautern. Such units help with projects like rebuilding infrastructure and providing... more »
  • Fort Polk Combat Brigade Deploys Sept., Oct.

    August 26, 2010 6:25 AM

    FORT POLK, La. (AP) - The Army combat brigade stationed at Fort Polk will leave for Afghanistan in October. A deployment ceremony for the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, is scheduled Sept. 30 at Fort Polk's Honor Field. Fort Polk spokesman Scott Stearns says it will take about... more »
  • Some Members of 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team to Return Home

    August 11, 2010 9:34 PM

    Eight months after being deployed to Iraq, 250 soldiers with the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, including some from Acadiana, will be returning home Thursday. Below are some of the locations in Acadiana these soldiers are returning to, but for more locations visit - http://www.dvidshub.net/units/LAANG Louisiana National Guard HHC... more »
  • News from the 256th Serving in Iraq

    May 6, 2010 12:14 PM

    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 »
  • Pearl Jam Broadcast Live From Jazz Fest. to 256th Brigade

    April 30, 2010 2:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Pearl Jam's performance Saturday at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will be broadcast live to Louisiana National Guard troops serving in Iraq. Jazz Fest officials say the broadcast will have a two-way live audio and video communication with members of the 256th Infantry Brigade... more »
  • 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Formally Assumes Role

    April 23, 2010 12:28 PM

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - The Louisiana Army National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team formally assumed their role as Task Force Tiger in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom at a recent transfer of authority ceremony at Camp Adder in Iraq. The task force, commanded by Col. Jonathan T. Ball... more »
  • Fort Polk unit receives orders to deploy to Haiti

    January 22, 2010 11:38 AM

    A Fort Polk unit has received orders to deploy to Haiti to assist with earthquake recovery and humanitarian assistance. About 130 Soldiers from the 209th Military Police Battalion, 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, are expected leave next week.
  • A Last Taste of Home

    January 5, 2010 7:14 PM

    Members of the 156th in Crowley were treated to their last home-cooked meal for a year. "Doesn't get better than this." Words muttered by National Gaurd Specialist Donald Thibodeaux in between bites. Soldiers of the 3rd battalion of the 156th infantry brigade savored all they could. They... more »
  • 256th Deployment Ceremonies

    January 3, 2010 9:35 PM

    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... more »
  • Ceremonies set for 256th deployment

    December 30, 2009 11:36 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Ceremonies are planned throughout the state next week as about 3,000 members of the Louisiana National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team prepare to deploy for duty in Iraq. The main headquarters ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 7, at Lafayette's Cajundome Convention... more »
  • 225th Engineer Brigade Return Home

    November 17, 2009 12:00 PM

    La. Guardsmen return home after Iraq deployment 225th Engineers welcomed at reception PINEVILLE, La. - After a year-long deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, approximately 120 Soldiers from the Louisiana Army National Guard's 225th Engineer Brigade were welcomed home during a special reception at Camp Beauregard near Pineville, La.,... more »

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