Governor’s program honors Veterans in Reserve
RESERVE — More than 100 residents at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Home in Reserve received Governor’s Louisiana Veterans Honor Medals Thursday from Col. Joey Strickland, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs.
The program, which had been suspended for several years, has been resumed under Gov. John Bel Edwards and will continue with monthly award ceremonies for veterans.
It seeks to honor and recognize Louisiana’s veterans who have served their country.
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