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La. Guard troops moving to Baghdad

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Posted: May 27, 2010 5:22 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Louisiana National Guard, troops, security, International Zone, Baghdad, 1st Battalion, 141st Field Artillery Regiment, Washington Artillery, Iraq

Louisiana National Guard troops will provide security in the International Zone in Baghdad.

1st Battalion, 141st Field Artillery Regiment, known as the Washington Artillery, has about 400 soldiers in Iraq.

Based at Jackson Barracks in New Orleans, the unit has been providing convoy escort services from a
base in southern Iraq.

The new assignment moves the unit north to Baghdad.

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