La. Guard Minute

January 10, 2017 La. Guard Minute: Trained and Ready to Respond

The Louisiana National Guard’s special disaster-response team concluded three days of training with a final evaluation exercise to maintain its Department of Defense certification at the Joint Emergency Services Training Center in Zachary, Jan 4-7.

More than 200 LANG Soldiers and Airmen make up the specialized Chemical, Biological, Radiological/Nuclear and High Yield Explosive (CBRNE) – Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) that stands ready to assist local, state and federal agencies if called upon. The unit provides capabilities to perform patient decontamination, emergency medical services and casualty search and extraction.

December 9, 2016 – La. Guard Minute: Maj. Gen. Dabadie Retires

Check out the latest La. Guard Minute featuring the retirement ceremony for Maj. Gen. Steven Dabadie. The ceremony was held at the Gillis W. Long center in Carville, La. Nov 12, 2016.

December 8, 2016La. Guard Minute: Flying High with Special Ops

Check out the latest La. National Guard Minute. LANG sent 2 UH-60 Black Hawks to assist with training at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, Dec 1. The Black Hawks helped the 7th Special Forces Group complete 200 static-line jumps and 12 HALO jumps.

December 5, 2016La. Guard Minute: Shoulder to Shoulder

Check out the latest La. National Guard Minute of the celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of the State Partnership Program between the Louisiana National Guard and the Belize Defence Force. Celebrations were held in Belize City, Belize and New Orleans, La.

October 18, 2016La. Guard Minute: 2016 TAG Match

Soldiers and Airmen of the Louisiana National Guard competed in this year’s TAG Match. Guardsmen compete to earn the Governor’s Twenty tab as well as a chance to represent Louisiana at regional and national marksmanship competitions. Here’s a look at this year’s competition.

October 12, 2016 – La. Guard Minute: 1SG Mcgee Shooting Team TAG Match Lead Up

1SG Mcgee helped start our states combative marksmanship course that we use today. He along with 1SG Chapman were 2 of the 8 on the international all guardsmen combat team and helped take the Fortuna Trophy at the British Army Reserve Operational Shooting Competition! Now the reigns are being handed over to 1SG Chapman as TAG Match begins for the new Soldiers and Airmen competing for the Governor’s Twenty.

September 30, 2016La. Guard Minute: MWR Fishing Tournament

The Louisiana National Guard held their second annual MWR bass fishing tournament at the Fort Polk Army Recreation Center at Toledo Bend, Sep. 17-18. The tournament was open to all Service Members, retirees, Louisiana Military Department (LMD) employees and contractors.

September 29, 2016La. Guard Minute: LANG YCP Graduation

Greet the latest graduates of LANG’s Youth Challenge Program in this Guard Minute feature.

September 15, 2016 – La. Guard Minute: Fearless 5K and Health Expo

Check our latest La. Guard Minute highlighting the inaugural Fearless 5K and Health Expo hosted by the Louisiana National Guard at the Fort Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site on Sept 10 in Pineville, La. The community running event was created to increase suicide awareness and showcase veteran and community resources during Suicide Prevention Month.

September 9, 2016La. Guard Minute: Suspicious Package

Check out the latest La. Guard Minute showing Louisiana National Guard Soldiers at Jackson Barracks partnering with the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office to conduct a DoD mandated annual anti-terrorism exercise. The training included responding to a suspicious packet incident.

August 23, 2016 – La. Guard Minute: Louisiana Strong

In our latest La. Guard Minute faith, partnership, and the community involvement is what makes us #LouisianaStrong. With the help of Office of Governor John Bel Edwards, American Red Cross, Louisiana State Police, and local citizens joining together with the Louisiana Army National Guard and Louisiana Air National Guard, the communities are rising above the floods and making a difference. This is what #neighborshelpingneighbors is all about! #geauxguard #southernflood2016

August 19, 2016 – La. Guard Minute: Southern Flood 2016

Check out the latest Guard Minute to see what our Louisiana Army National Guard and Air National Guard are doing to help the victims of the flooding. These men and women are truly protecting what matters! #flashflood #geauxguard #southernflood2016 #neighborshelpingneighbors #louisianastrong

July 22, 2016 – La. Guard Minute: Preparing for life after YCP

Check out this ‎Louisiana National Guard Minute about the National Guard Youth Foundation/Veterans Job Fair. It is geared to cadet graduates from the National Guard Youth Challenge Program Ages (17-19), National Guard Veterans, and other military veterans from the state of Louisiana.

July 12, 2016 – La. Guard Minute: Honoring a legend among legends

Check out this ‎Louisiana National Guard Minute honoring former Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Ansel M. Stroud Jr. Stroud was the second longest sitting adjutant general with a military career spanning 53 years.


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