LANG participates in Gov. John Bel Edwards 2nd Term Inauguration

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Louisiana National Guard provided ceremonial support during the inauguration of Gov. John Bel Edwards for his second term at the Capitol in Baton Rouge, Jan. 13, 2020.

The 1st Battalion, 141st Field Artillery Regiment, also known as the Washington Artillery, fired a 19-gun salute and their color guard, in 1838-style uniforms, presented the flags. Guardsmen represented the Army and Air Force, lined the steps and provided a saber arch Gov. Edwards walked to be sworn in.

As governor, Edwards will serve as the commander-in-chief of the Louisiana National Guard.

Louisiana National Guardsmen with other service members flank the steps during Gov. John Bel Edwards inauguration ceremony on Jan 13, 2020, on the steps of the La. State Capitol, Baton Rouge, La. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Garret Dipuma)
Louisiana National Guardsmen with other service members flank the steps during Gov. John Bel Edwards inauguration ceremony on Jan 13, 2020, on the steps of the La. State Capitol, Baton Rouge, La. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Garret Dipuma)
Louisiana National Guard 141st Field Artillery Regiment delivers a ceremonial shell casing to La. Gov. John Bel Edwards during his second term inauguration on Jan 13, 2020, at the La. State Capitol, Baton Rouge, La. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Garrett Dipuma)

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