Louisiana Army National Guard

La. National Guard honors fallen Thibodaux Soldier

The Louisiana National Guard honors fallen Army Staff Sgt. Lance Bergeron during a deplaning ceremony at the LANG’s Army Aviation Support Facility #1 at Hammond Regional Airport in Hammond, La., March 25, 2015. Bergeron was killed along with three other Guardsmen and seven Marines in a UH-60M Black Hawk crash in the Santa Rosa Sound, Navarre, Florida, March 10, 2015. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Toby M. Valadie, Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs Office)

NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana National Guard, family, friends and the community of Hammond, Louisiana, honored fallen Army Staff Sgt. Lance Bergeron of Thibodaux, during a deplaning ceremony at the LANG’s Army Aviation Support Facility #1 at Hammond Regional Airport, March 25. Bergeron and three other Louisiana Guardsmen from the 1st Assault Helicopter Battalion, 244th Aviation Regiment died in a … Readmore →

La. National Guard, Community honor fallen Soldier

The Louisiana National Guard honors fallen Soldier, Chief Warrant Officer 4 George David Strother during a deplaning ceremony at the LANG’s Army Aviation Support Facility #2 at Esler Air Field in Pineville, La., March 24, 2015. Strother was killed along with three other Guardsmen and seven Marines in a UH-60M Black Hawk crash in the Santa Rosa Sound, Navarre, Florida, March 10, 2015. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Joshua Barnett, LANG Public Affairs Office/RELEASED)

NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana National Guard, family, friends and the community of Central Louisiana, … Readmore →

Funeral arrangements announced for two La. National Guardsmen

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NEW ORLEANS –Two of the Louisiana National Guardsmen that died in the UH-60M Black Hawk crash March … Readmore →

La. National Guardsmen in crash identified, remembered

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NEW ORLEANS – Four Louisiana National Guardsmen from the 1st Assault Helicopter Battalion, 244th … 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 →

Update on Recovery Operations of helicopter crash

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  By Team Eglin Public Affairs Resolve Marine Group, out of Mobile, Ala., has been … Readmore →

Two La. Guardsmen confirmed killed in crash

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  Search moves into recovery operations NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana National Guard has confirmed … Readmore →

La. National Guard audio, quotes from press conference

Maj. Gen. Glenn Curtis, Louisiana National Guard adjutant general, speaks to the media about an accident involving a LANG UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter that occured during a training mission in Florida last night. The press conference was held at the armory of the 1st Assault Helicopter Battalion, 244th Aviation Regiment in Hammond, La, March 11, 2015. (National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Toby Valadie, Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs Office)

NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana National Guard held a press conference Wednesday afternoon to update the … 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. Guard trains Cyber Defense Incident Response Team

Members of the Louisiana National Guard’s new Cyber Defense Incident Response Team (CDIRT) learn about identifying cyber attack types and origins during a two-day training event as part of a partnership with the Louisiana State University Stephenson Disaster Management Institute (SDMI) Cyber Security Initiative, February 7-8, 2015, in Baton Rouge, La.

Approximately 40 Soldiers and Airmen from across the state attended in an effort to learn vital cyber attack protection skills. CDIRT's mission is to respond to cyber events within Louisiana, to secure and restore affected networks by defeating threats and restoring normal operations in a timely and efficient manner with minimum disruption of services and capabilities.  (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Scott D. Longstreet, 241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

  By Sgt. Scott D. Longstreet, 241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment BATON ROUGE, La. – … Readmore →