Deployment ceremony scheduled for 100 LA airmen

Deployment ceremony scheduled for 100 LA airmen
Source: Raycom

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -The Louisiana Air National Guard’s 159th Fighter Wing will hold a ceremony for 100 airmen who will be deployed Wednesday.

Governor John Bel Edwards will be the keynote speaker.

Most of the airmen will head out to The Middle East to support the fight against The Islamic State Group.

The ceremony will take place at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Belle Chasse at 3:30 p.m.

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