Evangeline Parish Clerk of Court Randy Deshotel (right) welcomes home his former employee Isac Calderon Sierra (center) from nine months overseas in Kuwait. Sierra was one of hundreds who returned to the National Guard Barracks in Bunkie last Saturday, and is pictured with his father Arturo and brother Arturo, Jr. Not pictured is his mother Elivira. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Through the Kuwaiti sands of time

Every day, in almost every corner of the globe, members of the United States Armed Forces are risking their lives to keep their country safe and to protect the freedoms of the country’s citizens.


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