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Save the Date: Louisiana Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Dedication Ceremony

BATON ROUGE –  You are cordially invited to attend the Louisiana Gold Star Families Memorial Monument dedication ceremony being held at the Louisiana Veterans Memorial Park, adjacent to the State Capitol, at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30. “Given the great sacrifices that these families and their loved ones have...

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Gold Star Families Honoring Committee

The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs is proud to support the “Gold Star Families Honoring Committee” which was established during the 2017 Regular Legislative Session by HR 196.  The Gold Star Families Honoring Committee was established to honor the Gold Star Families of Louisiana by studying the best practices for the...

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Honoring the Fallen: Veterans Help Lay Groundwork for Louisiana Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

BATON ROUGE, La. – “Veterans Helping Veterans” is a popular principle among the military community. But, when a local business that is owned by two Marines, David Faulk and John Meek, steps up to the plate to honor Louisiana Gold Star Families, it means that much more. Faulk & Meek...

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