In the fight to contain and extinguish wildfires across Central and Southwest Louisiana, the Louisiana Army National Guard and multiple Army National Guard soldiers from across the country have come to the aid of local firefighters in Vernon and Beauregard Parishes.
The Louisiana National Guard’s 756th Medical Company Area Support (MCAS), 415th Military Intelligence Battalion, 139th Regional Support Group, held a departure ceremony in the post theater at Gillis W. Long Center on March 25.
The Box - is a training range on the installation where brigade-sized elements (4000-6000+ people) and multinational units come to train through a 14-day realistic battle with simulated combat scenarios.
For many Americans, Memorial Day means department store sales, getting the day off work and barbeques. However, those who have lost a loved one in the line of duty know what the holiday truly signifies.
Regular Army Soldiers with the 46th Engineer Battalion out of Fort Polk in Leesville and the Louisiana National Guard’s A Company, 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team conducted a mission transfer of command as part of the annual statewide Disaster Response Exercise (DRX), April 8.