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VA Releases State-level Veteran Suicide Data, National Strategy for Preventing Veteran Suicide

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) released state-level Veteran suicide data today as a follow-up to its 2015 National Suicide Data Report, which was released on June 18. Alongside the state data sheets, VA also published the National Strategy for Preventing Veteran Suicide, a strategic framework...

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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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Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery: Director Ted Krumm

Slidell Cemetery Continues to Flourish Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery (SELVC) Director and U.S. Navy Veteran, Ted Krumm, has been instrumental in helping pave the way for the success of the cemetery located in Slidell, Louisiana. This Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs (LDVA) cemetery has experienced an impressive growth rate...

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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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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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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 four 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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