Awards and Ceremony

Local 256th National Guard unit welcomes new commander

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By Cadet Leah McPeek 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs Representative   ERATH, La. - The Louisiana National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, welcomed its new commander, Lt. Col. William E. Haygood, in an official Change of Command ceremony at Erath High School, April 6, 2014. Haygood is from Monroe, La., but resides in Gonzales, La and was … Readmore →

La. Guard’s 256th Tiger Brigade holds Warrior Competition

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  By Cadet Leah McPeek, 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs … Readmore →

New Orleans battalion holds 175th Pass-in-Review ceremony

By Spc. Tarell J. Bilbo, 241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana … Readmore →

La. Guard welcomes home Soldiers from overseas

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BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana National Guard’s 205th Engineer Battalion and the 922nd Engineer … Readmore →

Soldier accomplishes historic firsts for La. National Guard

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First-ever African-American female promoted to rank of command sergeant major     By 2nd Lt. … Readmore →

La. Guard holds ribbon cutting ceremony at Camp Minden

National Guard holds ribbon cutting ceremony at Camp Minden

By Staff Sgt. Robin C. Perry, Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs Office MINDEN, La. - The … Readmore →

Former La. National Guard unit honored with sculpture

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By Sgt. Scott D. Longstreet, 241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana … Readmore →

La. Guard’s “Bayou Dust-off” departs for Kosovo

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Medevac company begins year-long deployment By 2nd Lt. Rebekah Malone, Louisiana National Guard … Readmore →

Guardsmen receive the Purple Heart during official ceremony

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By 2nd Lt. Rebekah Malone, Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs Office   PINEVILLE, … Readmore →

La. Guard welcomes new command chief warrant officer

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Outgoing chief to retire after 27 years of service   By 1st Sgt. Paul Meeker, 241st Mobile … Readmore →