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Louisiana Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 8, 2018 BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs, through a joint effort with Governor John Bel Edwards, the Louisiana Gold Star Families Honoring Committee, the Hershel “Woody” Williams Medal of Honor Foundation, and the National WWII Museum, is spearheading the building of a new Gold Star...

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14th Judicial District Veterans Court Program

14th Judicial District Veterans Court Program Graduation On Dec. 14, in front of a crowd of friends, families, and supporters, six Veterans testified about how this specialty court gave them a second chance at life. The 14th Judicial District Veterans Treatment Court Program Graduation, held at the Lake City...

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Administration to streamline student debt forgiveness for disabled veterans

By DANIELLE DOUGLAS-GABRIEL | The Washington Post | Published: April 16, 2018 WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced plans Monday to make it easier for permanently disabled military veterans to have their federal student debt wiped away. Anyone with a severe disability is eligible by law to have the...

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