About 70 members of 'Task Force Ramrod' of the Louisiana Army National Guard (LAARNG), formed mostly from members of the Baton Rouge-headquartered 769th Brigade Engineer Battalion, arrived home Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, greeted at the BTR Jet Center at Baton Rouge Metro Airport by happy family members and friends. TFR has just completed a deployment in the Middle East to support base defense operations in 4-5 countries; including pre-deployment training and demobilization time, the mission lasted about a year. The 769th is one of seven battalions in 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, headquartered in Lafayette.