DOD identifies Fort Pok unit for upcoming Afghanistan rotation

The Department of Defense today identified a major unit to deploy as part of the upcoming summer rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan. The scheduled rotation involves one infantry brigade combat team (IBCT) with roughly 1,230 personnel.

MLB Draft update

The LSU baseball team is preparing for their Super Regional match up with Oklahoma. But they’re also keeping an eye on the MLB draft. The two worlds collide this week as several Tigers are expecting to get selected.

LSU's Alex Bregman named National Freshman Player of the Year

LSU shortstop Alex Bregman was named Wednesday as the National Freshman Player of the Year by Collegiate Baseball magazine.

Tropical Storm Andrea forms and heads to Florida

The National Hurricane Center named Tropical Storm Andrea in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday afternoon. The Hurricane Hunters flew into the cluster of thunderstorms and found a well-defined area of circulation.

Generators and hurricanes: A potentially deadly combination

Not one, not ten, not even 50 people die annually from carbon monoxide poisoning due to the use of generators. On average, 81 people die each year according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Louisiana State Fire Marshal H.

Louisiana Representative forms bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus

A Louisiana U.S. Representative formed a bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus to streamline the national response to a natural disaster.

A plan to protect Louisiana’s coast

Following the devastating effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Louisiana State Legislature formed the Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority or CPRA in 2005.

Pitcher Cody Glenn returned to active status on LSU roster

LSU sophomore pitcher Cody Glenn will be on the active 27-man roster for this weekend’s NCAA Super Regional versus Oklahoma, coach Paul Mainieri announced Monday.

Pitcher Cody Glenn returned to active status on LSU roster

LSU sophomore pitcher Cody Glenn will be on the active 27-man roster for this weekend’s NCAA Super Regional versus Oklahoma, coach Paul Mainieri announced Monday.

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a hurricane? Advancements in Doppler Radar

From a flock of birds to a cluster of storms, Doppler radar of the early-1990s was the technology everyone relied on to report rain, hail, and other forms of precipitation.