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National Guard soldiers return to La.

1 year ago Thursday, January 09, 2014 12:43:40 PM CST January 09, 2014 Thursday, January 09 2014 Jan 9, 2014 in News
Source: WBRZ

RESERVE - Members of a National Guard unit which lost one of its members while deployed to Afghanistan arrived back in Louisiana Thursday.

Members of the 1084th Transportation Company, 165th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, 139th Regional Support Group arrived on a bus at the Guard center based in Reserve around 2 p.m.

In May, the Department of Defense said Spc. Christopher Drake died after a rocket-propelled grenade hit his vehicle while he was serving with the company.

News 2's Adrian Pittman will have more on the Guard company's return tonight starting at 5 p.m.

 

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