MSNG Troops Returning Home After Hurricane Ida Relief Missions in Louisiana

During the next week, approximately 250 members of the

Mississippi National Guard will return home from their clean-up and recovery

mission in Louisiana following Hurricane Ida.

Mississippi National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from various units have

been supporting the state of Louisiana during Hurricane Ida relief efforts.

MSNG units serving in Louisiana include; the 112th Military Police

Battalion, headquartered in Canton; the 223rd Engineer Battalion,

headquartered in West Point; Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 111th Aviation

Regiment, from Meridian, and the 255th Air Control Squadron, Air National

Guard, from Flowood, Miss.

The Mississippi Guardsmen joined forces with our counterparts in the

Louisiana National Guard as well as the Louisiana Emergency Management

Agency to provide essential emergency relief efforts for debris removal,

interagency communications, traffic control, security operations, aviation

heavy-lift transportation capabilities, and logistical distribution of vital

supplies including food and water to the citizens of Louisiana.

As a public safety reminder, the Mississippi National Guard requests

citizen assistance and support to safely share the roadways with our

military convoys returning to home stations. Our brave Soldiers and Airmen

will be traveling home in military vehicle convoys including the

transportation of heavy vehicles and engineer equipment. Military convoys

travel at a slower pace and must maintain appropriate distancing between

vehicles. We request your support to avoid passing between military

vehicles and provide space when passing on highways and interstates.

Support of our Mississippi citizens is paramount to our success and

ability to serve our communities in times of need. Thank you for your

continued support to the men and women serving in the Mississippi National

Guard and the families that support them.

The Mississippi National Guard Soldiers and Airmen continue to serve

with honor and integrity, executing diverse missions with precision and

professionalism throughout our state and nation. We are always ready and

always there.

Thank you for your continued support to the men and women of the Mississippi

National Guard.

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