Photo Credit: Lt. Col. Pat Simon, 225 Eng Bde PAO, MND-B
BAGHDAD - Cotton Valley, La. native, Spc. Brent McCarty of the 39th Military Police Company, is greeted by Brig. Gen. Owen Monconduit, commander, 225th Engineer Brigade July 11 during Monconduit's visit to Forward Operating Base Shield. McCarty joined the Louisiana National Guard under the Guard Recruiting Assistance Program (G-RAP) and was deployed with his unit to Iraq soon after.