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 »
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
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GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - More than 250 soldiers from the Louisiana National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade Team are back in the United States after eight months in Iraq. The soldiers arrived Saturday in Gulfport and have a week of demobilization training at Camp Shelby before they return to Louisiana. They... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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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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 »