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Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs encourages Louisianans to give in July to remember veterans at state cemeteries

LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ENCOURAGES LOUISIANANS TO GIVE IN JULY TO REMEMBER VETERANS AT STATE CEMETERIES BATON ROUGE, La.—Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Joey Strickland, COL (USA Retired) is encouraging all Louisianans to give in July to remember veterans through the Wreaths Across America program at LDVA’s...

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SAVE THE DATE: Gold Star Mothers and Families Recognition Ceremony

Please make plans to join us for the Gold Star Mothers and Families Recognition Ceremony on Friday, Sept. 23 at 9 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the Gold Star Monument in the Louisiana Veterans Memorial Park adjacent to the State Capitol in Baton Rouge. RSVP today to...

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SAVE THE DATE: Fifth Annual Suicide Prevention Summit

Please make plans to join us for the Fifth Annual Suicide Prevention Summit on Friday, Sept. 9 at 9 a.m. The Summit will be held at American Legion Post 38 located at 151 S. Wooddale Blvd. in Baton Rouge. Guest speakers include: Letosha Kelly, Program Monitor Louisiana Department of...

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Come serve Louisiana’s student veterans as a LaVetCorps Navigator!

Are you a student veteran, military retiree or military spouse? You could be a campus Navigator serving Louisiana’s student veterans through the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs’ LaVetCorps program! Currently recruiting for Navigators at Nunez Community College, River Parishes Community College and SUNO. Navigators earn a $10,500 stipend for...

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Melonseed – Helping veterans find jobs!

The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs has partnered with Melonseed to bring an exciting new program to all Louisiana veterans. The Melonseed mobile app connects job seekers and employers instantly, using real-time GPS based job search, in-app messaging and real time video interviews. Find a job on Melonseed now!...

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You could be eligible for emergency financial assistance through LDVA.

The Military Family Assistance Fund awarded $350,000 to assist 171,000 veterans and their families affected by flooding in 2016. The fund provides support for a variety of financial hardships when certain criteria apply.

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The Veterans Crisis Line is here to support you.

Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

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We care for our elder veterans in VA homes across the state.

Our state-of-the-art facilities provide specialized services for veterans, their spouses, and Gold Star parents in five locations across the state, including Jackson, Bossier City, Monroe, Reserve, and Jennings.

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LDVA operates five Veteran Cemeteries across the state, offering a variety of burial options for veterans, spouses, and dependent children. We are proud to honor our service members and their families with beautiful, spacious grounds and a variety of burial benefits.

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