Today is unload and setup day for the Bayou Regionals at the Pontchartain Center in Kenner, LA. Mandeville High School’s FIRST Robotics Team 2992 will be competing with the robot they built on March 22nd & 23rd. This robot is simply amazing!!! My high school freshman, Scott, has always been a little engineer and builder […]
Lane Carson has been serving as the Louisiana Secretary of Veterans Affairs since 2008 and is now set to retire. I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Lane over the years and want to thank him here, for a job well done and for his continued service to our country. Lane was wounded in […]
Go on…break out the Black Knights attire and shout to the world that Army will win this year! Geaux Army!!!! And of course, Gangnam Style!
Breitbart had this link up about one of Louisiana’s own (not my rep thank goodness), who needs a combat boot shoved somewhere. Seriously, Rep Ortego from Acadiana, actually said that he doesn’t want to attract veterans because, “they have a lot of issues.” I do not want to make this political, this is about someone […]
There are two job fairs coming to New Orleans for veterans looking for employment and potential employers looking to hire veterans. 1. Veterans and Military Service Members Job Fair When:Friday April 13 Time: 10-2 Place: Delgado Community College Student Life Center 615 City Park Avenue, New Orleans ***Some participating companies: Bollinger Shipyards Ic. Edison Chouets […]
Huge huge huge event coming up in New Orleans. NOLA Navy Week is coming up April 17-22nd – WOOT WOOT!!!!. Tall ships, Blue Angels and more – this is pure awesomeness if you ask me! In April, 2012, New Orleans will host the United States Navy and the 47th Operation Sail event. We are the […]
Dear Little Hoodlums, I was thrilled to be asleep at 10:30 on Friday night- I’m a real party animal these days. Go on, laugh at me for being so lame. When you decided to to wake me from my sleep by playing “Ding Dong Ditch” or “Ring and Run” I laughed the first time. After […]
The Windsor Court Hotel was on my bucket list of places to stay in New Orleans, and I can finally check it off. I was already a huge fan of the hotel, having been named as one of Windsor Court’s 140 Characters of New Orleans last year, dining there a couple of times with my […]
This post is intended to celebrate the life of LTC Heath Austin Kelly, age 35, as his Grandmother, Janet Scaruffi wants us to do. She also wants Americans to understand how important these patriots that sacrifice so much for our freedoms, are to our country. The nation was mortified when we heard of the breaking […]
Yours truly, was invited for a sit-down with some leaders from the Army Accessions Command while they were in NOLA to recruit during the Essence Festival . These folks are responsible for pretty much everything to get, guide and transition potential soldiers. Their site states, “From First Handshake to First Unit Assigned” and that pretty […]
Did you ever wonder how to eat a crawfish? At a crawfish boil, everything is cooked in one big pot with the crawfish and seasoning and dumped on a table for everyone to stand around and eat. You twist it, suck the head for the juice (not shown in video) squeeze it to break the […]
When I got wind of the potential budget cut in Louisianan that would directly impact our Veterans and their families, I was very upset. Yes, times are tight and budgets need to be cut, that is understandable. There is so much pork spending out there that needs to go away. But, when it comes to […]
Breaking this mother’s heart to learn that 10 year old Brennan Daigle, who was given status of honorary soldier from the 4th Brigade, 1st Armored Division, has passed away. Brennan was for Sulphur, Louisiana and given this title on his tenth birthday. Brennnan’s Brigade on Facebook with over 44,000 fans Thoughts and prayers to all […]
This story about a Louisiana nursery called, Teche Nursery, and how they want to give a tree to all Louisiana Gold Star families, got me all choked up today. There is a special place reserved for people like Joe Romero! Hooah!
Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2010 LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ANNOUNCES NEW “SUPPORT OUR VETERANS” LICENSE PLATE NOW ON SALE The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs (LDVA) announced today that the “Support Our Veterans” Louisiana License Plate is available for purchase through the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles. Created […]