Hundreds of Louisiana National Guardsmen Preparing to Deploy to Kuwait
Description: Three-hundred Louisiana National guardsmen are making preparations to spend a year in Kuwait. Deployment services will be held for them on Thursday, January 31at both the Lamar Dixon Expo Center and at Southeastern Louisiana University Center. Half of them are with the 205th Engineer Battalion based at Bougalusa and Hammond. The rest are from them are from the 922 Engineer Company from Gonzales. The men and women will spend 365 days in Kuwait providing command and control of construction projects.
Both units will conduct mobilization training in Fort Bliss, Texas before heading overseas.
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