La. National Guard to host change of command ceremony

BATON ROUGE, La. – After more than four decades of service, Maj. Gen. Bennett C. Landreneau, former adjutant general of the Louisiana National Guard, will symbolically hand over command during a formal ceremony at Camp Beauregard in Pineville, Dec. 10.

 

During the ceremony, Landreneau, the 48th appointed adjutant general of Louisiana, will examine the formation of troops and the display of equipment, vehicles and helicopters prior to passing the colors to his successor, Brig. Gen. Glenn Curtis, who was appointed adjutant general, Nov. 3.

 

Adjutants general in the National Guard, along with the governor, direct all National Guard actions and accomplishment of training. In Louisiana, the head of the National Guard is appointed by the governor.

 

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Media encouraged attend

WHO:              Louisiana National Guard

WHAT:            The Adjutant General’s Change of Command Ceremony

WHEN:            Saturday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m. (time subject to change)

WHERE:         Camp Beauregard Parade Field, Pineville, La., 71360

 

POC for this event is Staff Sgt. Denis B. Ricou at (225) 803-6712, denis.ricou@us.army.mil

 

Please visit http://www.geauxguard.com for the latest Louisiana National Guard releases, photos and videos.

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