Missions

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 – The Louisiana Air National Guard’s 236th Combat Communications Squadron (CBCS) held their 2014 annual training in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico (formerly Ramey Air Force Base) this month. The unit’s mission was to provide satellite communication links between the Puerto Rico Air National Guard’s 141st Air … 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 →

La. Air National Guard conducts Operation Coronet Blue exercise

GULFPORT, Miss. – Maj. Gen. Glenn H. Curtis, the adjutant general for the Louisiana National Guard (left), Col. Thomas P. Sostarics, commander 159th Fighter Wing, and Brig. Gen. Charles Chappuis, assistant adjutant general - Air, observe Airmen with Civil Engineering Squadron firing at the small arms range during 2014 Annual Training at the Mississippi Air National Guard's Combat Readiness Training Center in Gulfport, Miss., on June 4, 2014. Approximately 700 Airmen for the 159th FW conducted training during a weeklong exercise to work on core task and develop Airmen skills to become a stronger fighting force. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. Toby M. Valadie, 159th Public Affairs Office/RELEASED)

Bayou Militia deploys 700 Airmen to Mississippi for annual training   By Air Force 2nd Lt … Readmore →

Deployed Guardsmen compete in grueling competition

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By Spc. Noshoba Davis, 1021st Engineer Company CAMP ARIFJAN, KUWAIT – A squad of Soldiers from … Readmore →

La. Guard participates in annual disaster response exercise

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Coordinating agencies conduct joint training throughout state   By Staff Sgt. Denis B. Ricou, … Readmore →

Monroe’s 528th Eng. Bn. dominates brigade competition

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Fraley, Neece move on to state competition   By 1st Lt. Amie E. Bashant 528th Eng. Bn. … Readmore →

La. National Guard completes Winter Storm Leon mission

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BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana National Guard has completed their 3-day mission of assisting DOTD … Readmore →

La. National Guard continues to work day, night during Leon

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  By Staff Sgt. Denis B. Ricou, Public Affairs Office   BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana National … Readmore →

La. National Guard responds as Winter Storm Leon hits

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NEW ORLEANS – Governor Bobby Jindal declared a state of emergency, Jan. 27, and authorized the … Readmore →