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LDVA to host inaugural Veterans Day at the Capitol to honor veterans, bring awareness to veterans issues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2024 LDVA TO HOST INAUGURAL VETERANS DAY AT THE CAPITOL TO HONOR VETERANS, BRING AWARENESS TO VETERANS ISSUES BATON ROUGE, La.—Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Charlton Meginley, COL (USAF Retired) invites all veterans and veteran supporters to attend LDVA’s inaugural Veterans Day at...

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LDVA to host Women Veterans Symposium in celebration of Women Veterans Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2024 LDVA TO HOST WOMEN VETERANS SYMPOSIUM IN CELEBRATION OF WOMEN VETERANS DAY BATON ROUGE, La.—The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Charlton Meginley, COL (USAF Retired) invites all women veterans, and veteran supporters, to attend the Women Veterans Symposium in celebration of Women...

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Individual VA benefits and claims information is only given through an accredited Veterans Assistance Counselor.


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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Are you experiencing a crisis?

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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