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  • Louisiana, Iowa Guard civil support teams train together

    PINEVILLE, La. – The Louisiana National Guard’s (LANG) 62nd Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team (CST) and Iowa National Guard’s 71st CST conducted a joint situational training exercise (STX) at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans Jan 11.“To do something like this with the 71st

  • Louisiana National Guard fights COVID surge

    NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana National Guard, at the direction of Gov. John Bel Edwards, is conducting coronavirus missions around the state as the new variant spreads.“Our task force has worked through multiple surges since the start of this pandemic. This latest surge of Omicron is more

  • Louisiana Guard ‘Protects What Matters’ in challenging year

    PINEVILLE, La. – The Louisiana National Guard confronted a demanding 2021 with multiple challenges and missions at home and abroad.Soldiers and Airmen deployed overseas and to other states during the year, responded to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and other emergencies, and participated in several

  • Louisiana National Guard honors COVID response team

    NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana National Guard held ceremonies across the state to honor more than 800 of its service members for assisting Louisiana citizens during COVID-19 recovery operations.Ceremonies were held Nov. 30 to Dec. 3 in Alexandria, Denham Springs, Hammond and New Orleans for the members

  • After Ida: La. Guardsmen assist with recovery, rebuilding

    NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana National Guard is conducting emergency operations throughout coastal Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida while continuing COVID-19 response missions. More than 4,400 members of the Louisiana Guard, augmented by more than 3,000 Guard members from 15 other states

  • Thank your troops, Louisiana leaders tell National Guard chief

    NEW ORLEANS – Community leaders had a message for Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson when he visited New Orleans Tuesday to assess the National Guard's response to Hurricane Ida and see troops.  They gathered around him on the street with words they wanted shared with the entire force.  "We are absolutely

  • Guard fights wildfires, responds to Ida, serves overseas

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Guard continues to live up to its promise, "Always Ready, Always There," with close to 59,000 Guard members on duty overseas or at home responding to Hurricane Ida, wildfires and COVID-19. "As the combat reserve of the Army and the Air Force, we are manned, trained and

  • Florida Guard’s Red Horse engineers respond to Hurricane Ida

    BELLE CHASSE, La. – Approximately 30 members from the 202nd Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers (Red Horse) out of Camp Blanding, Florida, helped removed debris and downed trees from roadways Sept. 4. Red Horse is a specialized, highly mobile civil engineering team

  • National Guard conducts multiple Hurricane Ida missions

    BATON ROUGE, La. – Thousands of Louisiana National Guardsmen continue emergency operations in the state in the wake of Hurricane Ida. More than 5,380 members of the Louisiana National Guard are protecting lives and property, maintaining communications, and ensuring the continuity of operations and

  • Oklahoma Guard in Louisiana to help with hurricane relief

    OKLAHOMA CITY – More than 350 Oklahoma Guardsmen arrived in Louisiana Wednesday and began coordinating with the Louisiana National Guard to assist with Hurricane Ida relief.Oklahoma Guardsmen expect to provide general support, including distributing supplies to people, clearing debris, providing