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September 2014 PWOCC Class
standing -- Sgt. Brumley, Staff Sgt. Custis, CW5 Dares, Sgt. 1st Class Turner, Sgt. 1st Class Jemison
kneeling -- Distinguished Honor Grad Staff Sgt. Sterling

Becoming a Warrant Officer : A Guide through PWOCC

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By CW5 Kevin P. Dares With the Louisiana National Guard’s Pre-Warrant Officer Candidate Course beginning its new classes for 2015 starting Feb. 6-8, we wanted to give you a glimpse of what you’ll go through at PWOCC. So you have heard about Warrant Officers or have recently read the article “Warrant Officers: Leaders & Technical

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Defending the Bayou

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Louisiana Citizen-Soldiers in the Battle of New Orleans   The Ansel M. Stroud Jr. Military History and Weapons Museum at Jackson Barracks in New Orleans is hosting a temporary exhibit which has artifacts from the Battle of New Orleans on display until May 22, 2015. The artifacts are part of a display honoring the role

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Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

Chances are at some time in your life you’ve made a New Year’s resolution — and then broken it. This year, stop the cycle of resolving to make change and then not following through. If your resolution is to take better care of yourself and get healthy, you will have a much better year if

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La. Guard’s CSMS gives back

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5,000 pounds of food donated to Food Bank of Central Louisiana By 1st Lt. Rebekah Malone, Louisiana National Guard Public Affairs Office PINEVILLE, La. – For Louisiana National Guardsman Maj. Mark McCoy, bringing nearly 5,000 pounds of food to the Food Bank of Central Louisiana just before Christmas was immensely rewarding. Incredibly, each person donated

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A Hauntingly Happy Halloween

It’s that time of year again where witches take to the skies, mummies roam the streets and a full sized candy bar is worth more than gold to some. But with most Halloween festivities taking place after the sun sets, there are some key things to remember when you and your family go out to

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Calling all La. Guardsmen!!

Have you participated in one of Louisiana National Guard’s many state side activations? Have you deployed with the Louisiana Army National Guard? If the answer to either one of these questions is yes, we need you! We are developing our “re-opening” exhibit that will focus on State Side Emergency Operations and the Global War on

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