Louisiana Army National Guard

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. Guard’s 528th Engineer Battalion deploys to Kuwait

MONROE, La. – Deploying Soldiers recite the Soldier’s Creed at a deployment ceremony for the Louisiana National Guard’s 528th Engineer Battalion, 225th Engineer Brigade, at the University of Louisiana’s Fant- Ewing Coliseum in Monroe, La., June 3, 2014. The battalion is beginning a yearlong deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, where they will provide command and control of vertical and horizontal construction missions and projects, to include maintaining and upgrading base camps and road networks. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Joshua Barnett, 241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment/RELEASED)

Family and friends bid farewell to deploying Soldiers By Spc. Joshua Barnett, 241st Mobile Public … Readmore →

La. National Guard welcomes home Soldiers from overseas

BATON ROUGE, La. – Hammond-native Spc. Antonio Hagans of the Louisiana National Guard's 2228 Military Police Company meets his 3-week-old son for the first time during his unit’s welcome-home event at the Baton Rouge airport in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The 2228th, based at Camp Beauregard in Pineville, Louisiana, returned from a 365-day deployment from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where they conducted security operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Michael Farrar, 241st Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

BATON ROUGE, La. –Soldiers of the Louisiana National Guard’s 2228th Military Police Company, 773rd … 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 →

Yoga builds resiliency for returning Guardsmen, families

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

Local 256th National Guard unit welcomes new commander

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

Belize looks to La. Guard to create its own at-risk youth program

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