BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Memorial Day is an opportunity to honor America’s men and women who have given their life in defense of our nation. The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs (LDVA) offers Louisianans many ways to demonstrate remembrance this year.
The LDVA will be hosting events at Cemeteries and Veterans Homes across the state for anyone that wishes to attend. Keynote speakers will include LDVA Secretary Joey Strickland, USAF Lt. Col. Taralene Waddle, and USAF Brig. Gen. John Cushman.
For those that cannot attend but wish to donate this Memorial Day, the LDVA provides an online option for donors to contribute to the Military Family Assistance (MFA) Fund. The MFA is funded by private donations from individuals and corporations and provides financial support to Louisiana’s veterans and their families when they experience financial hardships.
To learn more about 2018 Memorial Day events that the LDVA is hosting or donate to LDVA’s Military Family Assistance Fund please visit: www.vetaffairs.la.gov.
About Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs aids residents of the state of Louisiana who served in the military forces of the United States during any war, combat, or special periods of service during peacetime, along with their dependents and beneficiaries, in receiving any and all benefits to which they may be entitled under the law of the United States or the states thereof. In addition, this department also provides nursing care for veterans at five homes across the state.
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