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Special disaster team completes training, certified by DoD

A medic from the fatality search and recovery team (FSRT) with help from Soldiers with A Company, 256th Brigade Special Troops Battalion apply a neck brace to stabilize a victim at a disaster response exercise, Camp Beauregard, Pineville, La., Jan. 14, 2015. More than 180 members of the Louisiana National Guard participated in a Chemical, Biological, Radiological/Nuclear and High Yield Explosive (CBRNE) – Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) readiness exercise, Jan. 12-16, 2015. (Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. Toby M. Valadie, Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs Office/RELEASED)

ranitidine and breastfeeding ranitidine manufacturers uses of ranitidine By Sgt. David C. Kirtland 241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment                    NEW ORLEANS – Louisiana National Guardsmen in the state’s special disaster-response team concluded a week of training with a final evaluation exercise in order to be certified by the Department of Defense, January 12-16, at the Camp … Readmore →

La. Guard officially opens ‘unique’ unmanned aircraft facility

The Official Party prepares to cut the ceremonial ribbon signifying the official opening of the new Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations Facility (TUASOF) during a ceremony at Fort Polk in Leesville, Louisiana, on Jan. 13, 2015. The building consists of nearly 10,000 square feet; it sits on 11.5 acres and includes a 1,200 foot UAS runway. (Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Denis B. Ricou, Public Affairs Office/RELEASED)

By 1st Lt. Rebekah Malone, Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs Office PINEVILLE, La. – The … Readmore →

La. Guard’s aviation regiment hosts anti-terrorism exercise

HAMMOND, La. - Sgt. Nicole M. DeGeorge, flight medic with the Detachment 1, D Company, 2nd Battalion, 151st Aviation Regiment, evaluates a simulated casualty during an anti-terrorism post training exercise at the Louisiana National Guard's Army Aviation Support Facility in Hammond, La., Nov. 20, 2014. The exercise was a joint effort with state and local agencies to standardize protocols in the event a man-made disaster, natural disaster or security threat occurs at or around the Hammond Airport. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Tarell J. Bilbo, LANG Public Affairs Office/RELEASED)

By Spc. Tarell J. Bilbo, State Public Affairs Office NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana National Guard’s … Readmore →

Louisiana Guardsman earns coveted Expert Infantryman Badge

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By Sgt. Greg Stevens, 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs Representative CAMP … Readmore →

La. National Guard graduates new class of officers

PINEVILLE, La. – Newly commissioned second lieutenants sing the Army Song at the conclusion of the graduation ceremony from the Louisiana National Guard Officer Candidate School at the Camp Beauregard Theatre in Pineville, La., Aug. 16, 2014. The Louisiana Army National Guard has conducted the OCS program since 1960 and has graduated more than 1,695 officers. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Scott D. Longstreet, 241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/ Released)

PINEVILLE, La. – The Louisiana National Guard’s 199th Leadership Regiment held a graduation ceremony … Readmore →

Louisiana Guardsmen in Belize: Train to survive, live to tell

CAYO, Belize - Belize Defence Force members train Louisiana National Guardsmen on constructing a hasty shelter during a jungle-warfare training exercise in Cayo, Belize, July 1, 2014. The training, part of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program, included jungle navigation, jungle survival, river & obstacle crossing and a culminating battalion-level jungle exercise. Louisiana and Belize are paired in the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program, which couples countries and states together to links U.S. national interests and security cooperation goals by engaging partner nations to establish and sustain enduring relationships to promote national objectives, stability, partner capacity, better understanding and trust. (U.S. Army National Guard courtesy photo/Released)

By Staff Sgt. Denis B Ricou, State Public Affairs Office   NEW ORLEANS – A platoon of … Readmore →

La. Air National Guard hosts air combat training exercise

BELLE CHASSE, La. – The Louisiana Air National Guard’s 159th Fighter Wing participates and hosts F-22 Raptor and T-38 Talon aircraft and personnel from the 43rd Fighter Squadron, Tyndall Air Force Base, Panama City, Fl., in dissimilar air combat training (DACT) at the Naval Air Station-Joint Reserve Base, New Orleans, July 25, 2014. During the training, which is conducted in a reserved air space over the Gulf of Mexico, various aircraft swap adversarial roles as they are pitted against each other. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Dan Farrell, 159th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Office/Released)

By Air Force 2nd Lt. Hampton Obier 159th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Office   NEW ORLEANS - … Readmore →

Louisiana provides a common link to Puerto Rico and Mississippi

Members of the Louisiana Air National Guard's 236th Combat Communications Squadron (236 CBCS) setup a wireless radio frequency kit on a rooftop at the 141st Air Control Squadron (141 ACS) located in Aguadilla Puerto Rico during a training exercise on June 23, 2014.  This specific point-to-point communications system can extend network services for up to 125 miles.  The 236 CBCS is providing network support to the 141 ACS with all of their secure and unsecure communications needs such as phones, computer network access and viewable radar imagery of aircraft training in the Gulf of Mexico.  (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Daniel P. Farrell, 159th Public Affairs Office/RELEASED)

By: Master Sgt. Toby M. Valadie 159th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Office AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico – … Readmore →

Local Guard unit sharpen skills at annual training

Louisiana National Guard Soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, stack up and begin to make their move toward a building at the Combined Arms Collective Facility at Camp Shelby, Miss., to breach and secure the areas during annual training, June 7, 2014. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Greg Stevens, 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team/RELEASED)

by 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs   HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Louisiana … Readmore →

Guardsmen learn critical suicide prevention skills

BOGALUSA, La. - Chaplain (CPT) Brian Ray, Strong Bonds Program Manager for the LANG, leads Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) for members of the 205th Engineer Battalion, 225th Engineer Brigade, May 30, 2014. The LANG has a goal of training 10% of its total force in ASIST by the end of 2016. (National Guard photo by Army 1st Sgt. Paul Meeker, 241st Mobile Public Affairs) Detachment/Released)

By 1st Sgt. Paul Meeker Louisiana National Guard Reintegration Office   NEW ORLEANS – … Readmore →