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National Guard soldiers and airmen head home after aiding in Ida relief for Louisiana

By: Sarah Ulmer - September 22, 2021

Mississippi’s Guardsmen head home after helping citizens of Louisiana in the aftermath of Ida. 

Next week roughly 250 members of the Mississippi National Guard will come home to Mississippi after aiding in clean-up and recovery efforts in Louisiana following Hurricane Ida.

The Mississippi Guardsmen joined up with the Louisiana National Gaurd and Louisiana Emergency Management Agency in order to provide emergency relief efforts that included removing debris, interagency communication, traffic control, security operations, aviation heavy-lift transportation and logistical distribution of vital supplies to citizens. .

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.

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Sarah Ulmer

Sarah is a Mississippi native, born and raised in Madison. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University, where she studied Communications, with an emphasis in Broadcasting and Journalism. Sarah’s experience spans multiple mediums, including extensive videography with both at home and overseas, broadcasting daily news, and hosting a live radio show. In 2017, Sarah became a member of the Capitol Press Corp in Mississippi and has faithfully covered the decisions being made by leaders on some of the most important issues facing our state. Email Sarah: