National Guard to Hold Deployment Ceremonies

Jan 30, 2013

Soldiers of the Louisiana National Guard's 205th Engineer Battalion and the 922nd Engineer Company are scheduled to bid farewell to family and friends during two separate deployment ceremonies this week.

More than 150 soldiers with the 205th, based in Bogalusa and Hammond, and another 150 from the 922nd, based in Gonzales, are leaving Thursday.

The units will conduct a yearlong deployment to Kuwait.

The 922nd is scheduled to leave at 8:45 a.m. from the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales and the 205th at 10:45 a.m. from Southeastern Louisiana University Center in Hammond.