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Gold Star Mothers and Families Recognition Ceremony

THIS FRIDAY: The Gold Star Mothers and Families Recognition Ceremony is this Friday, Sept. 24 at 9 a.m. For those unable to attend, in addition to the ability to watch the ceremony via Zoom, you can now watch via the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs’ Facebook page live on...

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Cemetery and Veteran Service Office Closures Post-Hurricane Ida and Due to Tropical Storm Nicholas

9.15.21 UPDATE: Please note that our cemeteries and veterans service offices in the following parishes are closed post-Hurricane Ida through Sunday, Sept. 19: Jefferson, Lafourche, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John the Baptist, Tangipahoa and Terrebonne.   Please note that our cemeteries and veterans service offices in...

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Hurricane Ida Assistance for Veterans

9.8.21 UPDATE: The issue with the online application has been resolved. You may now apply online at vetaffairs.la.gov/mfa. You can also download and save the application, complete and email to holly.talley@la.gov, or you can print, complete and mail to Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs, Attn.: MFA Administrator, P.O. Box...

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Afghanistan: Let’s Talk About It

OEF veterans, thank you for your service. We honor you and want to support you. Visit https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USVA/bulletins/2ecff31 for a list of resources in light of this week’s events in Afghanistan. You can always reach out to us at LDVA by calling 225.219.5000, emailing veteran@la.gov or sending us a message...

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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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We honor veterans and their families with dedicated burial honors.

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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