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Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs to honor and commemorate veterans on Memorial Day

May 14, 2020 LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS TO HONOR AND COMMEMORATE VETERANS ON MEMORIAL DAY BATON ROUGE, La.—Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs staff at the state’s five veterans homes and five veterans cemeteries will host ceremonies to honor veterans on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020. Due to...

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First Lady’s Blog, May 2020: Zena Jones, LaVetCorps

First Lady’s Blog, May 2020: Zena Jones, LaVetCorps At the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs, we serve 281,000 Louisiana veterans. Last year, through a partnership with AmeriCorps, we launched the LaVetCorps program, one of only two in the United States. Our LaVetCorps staff, called Navigators, are stationed on 30...

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Louisiana – 2018 GDX

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics released Geographic Distribution of VA Expenditures 2018. This report details VA expenditures at the state, county, and Congressional District level. It includes categories such as compensation and pension, construction, insurance, and medical care. Veteran population estimates and...

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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 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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