Louisiana National Guard presents arms

Louisiana National Guard presents arms

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana National Guard’s Color Guard helps commemorate the bicentennial of Louisiana by presenting arms prior to the Pledge of Allegiance and the singing of the National Anthem to open the joint legislative session at the state capitol house chamber in Baton Rouge, La., April 30, 2012. Louisiana became a member of the United States on April 30, 1812. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Toby M. Valadie, Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs Office/Released)