131122-Z-ZD968-057

131122-Z-ZD968-057

PINEVILLE, La. – UH-60 Blackhawk pilot Maj. Andre Jeansonne of Mandeville, La., gives his children Logan, 11, Brody, 8 and Brielle, 6 a “Hug-a-Hero” doll at a deployment ceremony at Esler Field in Pineville, La., as his wife, Kelli, looks on, Nov. 22. Jeansonne is the commander of F Company, 2-135th MEDEVAC, 2nd Battalion, 244th Aviation Regiment. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by 2nd Lt. Rebekah Malone, Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs Office/RELEASED)