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La. Guard troops moving to Baghdad

4 years ago Thursday, May 27, 2010 3:22:16 AM CDT May 27, 2010 Thursday, May 27 2010 May 27, 2010 in News
Source: Associated Press

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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