Media Advisory

La. National Guardsmen in crash identified, remembered

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NEW ORLEANS – Four Louisiana National Guardsmen from the 1st Assault Helicopter Battalion, 244th Aviation Regiment who died in a training accident, March 10, have been identified. Chief Warrant Officer 4 George Wayne Griffin Jr, 37; Chief Warrant Officer 4 George David Strother, 44; Staff Sgt. Lance Bergeron, 40; and Staff Sgt. Thomas Florich, 26; died when a UH-60M Black Hawk they were riding … Readmore →

La. National Guard to hold press conference and live stream

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  Update on helicopter accident in Florida NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana National Guard … Readmore →

Louisiana National Guard helicopter accident

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  NEW ORLEANS – Two UH-60 BlackHawk aircraft assigned to the Hammond, Louisiana Army … Readmore →

La. National Guard ready to respond as Karen approaches

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NEW ORLEANS – Declaring a state of emergency, Governor Bobby Jindal has authorized the mobilization … Readmore →

National Guard to participate in disaster response exercises (Media Advisory)

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State, local, federal agencies conduct joint training in two parish locations     BATON … Readmore →

La. National Guard set to welcome home Soldiers

BATON ROUGE, La. –The Louisiana National Guard is scheduled to welcome home members of the 239th … Readmore →

La. National Guard to host change of command ceremony

BATON ROUGE, La. – After more than four decades of service, Maj. Gen. Bennett C. Landreneau, former … Readmore →