Born and raised in Washington Parish, Ty Wedlock, is a member of the Louisiana National Guard where she is an exceptionally valued soldier in her unit. She is part of the 769th Engineer Battalion in Baton Rouge, LA, and has been serving in the military for 13 years. She is an employee of the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office, working in the Civil Division in both property and sales tax. The Washington Parish Sheriff's Office is a part of the (ESGR) Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. This program is aimed toward continually recognizing and supporting service members and their families in peace, crisis, and war, while recognizing outstanding support of employers for their Guard and Reserve employees.