***Money finally allocated for families of fallen LA Guard heroes from July 6, 2007 and those declared 100% disabled by the VA. More about it here. All disabled not identified yet.

***New LA law goes into effect

Open Louisiana’s five war veterans homes to any state veterans, including those who served in peacetime, and allow the homes to take in certain non-veterans, such as parents of veterans who were killed in action or veterans’ spouses if those non-veterans pay for their own expenses.

***Louisiana National Guard Counter Drug Task Force in the news.

***65th AMVETS convention takes place in New Orleans.

***Governor Jindal gives out more Louisiana Veteran’s Honor Medals.

***Vernon Parish School Board gets $2 million grant to help children of military personnel.

***LA Veteran attended Arlington ceremony for forgotten vets of Operation Dragoon.

c/p at Soldiers’ Angels Louisiana