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  • Military Families Reflect on Lives Lost

    August 8, 2011 12:09 AM

    Sunday in Acadiana, military families reflected on lives lost in Afghanistan. Everyday thousands of troops are constantly training to protect us and our country from any potential threats. In Breaux Bridge, the Louisiana National Guard was doing just that, learning more about decontamination and hazmat situations. "Obviously dirty... more »
  • Louisiana National Guard to lead training in Haiti

    April 14, 2011 5:45 AM

    PINEVILLE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana National Guard will lead a U.S. Southern Command New Horizons training exercise in Haiti comprised of National Guard, Reserve and active duty forces from around the country, as well as units from Belize, Canada and Colombia, from late April to late June. The mission... more »
  • Louisiana National Guardsmen Show LSU Pride

    September 7, 2010 11:43 AM

    Despite the 120-degree temperatures, swirling dust storms and the distance, love for Southeastern Conference football is strong in the deployed Louisiana National Guard with 2nd Squadron, 108th Cavalry Regiment, 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 224th Sustainment Brigade, 103rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), headquartered in Shreveport, La. The friendly bantering of SEC... more »
  • Tiger Brigade unit takes on new mission in Iraq

    August 19, 2010 2:54 PM

    A Louisiana National Guard company from Alexandria is now in charge of the defense operations center at Camp Croper on the Victory Base Complex in Baghdad, Iraq. Sgt. Tresa L. Allemang reports that the 199th Brigade Support Battalion's Headquarters Company took over from a Texas National Guard unit out of... more »
  • Louisiana National Guard Transfer of Authority Ceremony

    August 17, 2010 12:25 PM

    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq - As the U.S. sets the conditions to meet President Barack Obama's policy to reduce troops in Iraq, a Louisiana National Guard company took on a new role to help facilitate the needs of the responsible draw down during a transfer of authority ceremony held at Camp... more »
  • Louisiana National Guard Helps Hard-Hit Communities

    January 12, 2010 3:12 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana National Guard is assisting local communities that have been affected by the freezing temperatures that hit the area over the past week. At the direction of the Governor in response to emergency requests for assistance received by the Governor's Office of Homeland Security... more »
  • Kids Cope with Loved Ones Being Deployed

    November 15, 2009 6:48 PM

    Families try their best to prepare for when their loved ones get deployed, but what about the little ones? The Louisiana National Guard has been holding pre-deployment workshops all month to teach families how to deal. Five-year-old twins Christian and Athen Sellers, are struggling to handle their father... more »
  • Louisiana Guard assists with flood operations in Bossier Parish

    November 4, 2009 2:37 PM

    BOSSIER CITY, La. -Louisiana National Guardsmen have been assisting with flood abatement operations since Saturday, Oct. 31, when flood waters threatened neighborhoods in Bossier City, La. Since Saturday evening, approximately 400 Louisiana Guardsmen have been running around-the-clock operations to help the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bossier City... more »

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