LA National Guard Death and Disability Benefit

Louisiana National guardsmen suffering a permanent and total disability while on federal or state active duty on or after September 11, 2001, or the beneficiary of record of those killed in action may qualify for a $250,000 death or $100,000 disability benefit from the State of Louisiana. Certain restrictions apply.

  • How To Apply

    For more information, please contact the LDVA directly at:

    Vanessa Melancon

    Deputy Assistant Secretary, Benefits

    Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs

    (225) 219-5008




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