It’s numeric designation is an echo of Louisiana’s 199th Infantry Regiment from the Cold War era. The 256th Brigade headquarters is based in Lafayette, Louisiana, the epicenter of Acadian culture. The brigade has been on two active duty deployments to Iraq since the beginning of the Global War on Terror.
The 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (" Louisiana Brigade ") is a modular infantry brigade combat team (IBCT) of the Louisiana Army National Guard. It is headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana. Currently the brigade is part of the 36th Infantry Division (United States) of …Branch: United States Army
256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team ( LA ARNG) Lafayette Armory Lafayette, Louisiana, United States. Headquarters and Headquarters Company. 2nd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment. Abbeville Armory Abbeville. Headquarters and Headquarters Company. Company A.