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  • Fighter Pilot For A Day

    BELLE CHASSE, La. - Just two days before Halloween, "Batman" dropped in for a special visit with 159th Fighter Wing Operations Group and Maintenance Squadron for an exciting adventure.Last October, Rivers Lacrouts received a warm welcome as he and his mother, Bridget Simpson, visited the Fighter Wing, part of the Fighter Pilot For a Day
  • Louisiana Air National Guard Pilots Intercept And Assist In Recovery Of Plane Flown By Marcus Schrenker

    BELLE CHASSE, La. - Two Louisiana Air National Guard pilots intercepted the airplane used by Marcus Schrenker in what is now being called an attempt to fake his death. Major Matt Rippen and Captain Josh Fogle were manning their alert mission in Belle Chasse, La when they got the call. "This is just one aspect of our mission which includes homeland
  • Joint National Guard Operation A Success

    ALEXANDRIA, La. - Louisiana Army National Guard, Air National Guard and Mississippi Army National Guardsmen joined forces to accomplish an impressive mission that involved a CH-47 Chinook helicopter towing an F-15 static display from England Air Park to Camp Beauregard on Mar. 4.Guardsmen spent two days completing this tremendous feat. After taking
  • 122nd Air Support Operations Squadron Hero

    ALEXANDRIA, La. - Heroes are made every day. The morning of February 3rd was no exception. Master Sergeant Paul Schulz didn't set out that morning with the intention of becoming one but that's usually how it happens.Shortly before 6 am while driving to work on Hwy 165S Sergeant Shultz noticed a school bus that looked to be off the normal path of