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
Louisiana National Guard HHC... 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 »
Some soldiers of the 256th Infantry Brigade are leaving for their second or third deployment-- and they say it does not get any easier with time.
One Opelousas family, the Everetts, say it is actually harder than the first time, because now they have 2 kids: 10-year-old Madeline and... 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 »
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 »