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Help Solve a New Orleans Hit & Run

You may not know the family of LTC Keith Higley and Cat, and neither do I. However, through a local military connection, I was asked to help this grieving military family from out of state, gain some closure in the New Orleans hit and run death of their son, Zach Higley on July 4, 2014. The Higley […]

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Would Roger Staubach write “Go Army?”

Having Roger Staubach sign his autograph along with “Go Army,” sure would have been a priceless Army Navy game weapon. Unfortunately, we did not score that. My hubby and I were guests of USAA during their #nflsalute game in New Orleans this year. During the pre-game, Roger Staubach, hubby’s hero from when he was a […]

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Military Support: Louisiana Heroes Project

I’ve been involved in some sort of volunteer military support, since I met my husband 21 years ago. Some of it has been through positions, while much of it takes place behind the scenes. Though I’ve come to love my support roles behind the scenes, I was honored to be asked to sit on the […]

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Thank you Lane Carson

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 […]

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Fly that Flag!

Today is Flag Day and I can only hope to see many people breaking theirs out and fly them proud. We proudly fly one that is lit up, each and every day! Flag etiquette is also a big pet peeve of mine. It is usually because of lack of knowledge that it is not followed. […]

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New Orleans: Veterans Job Fairs

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 […]

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The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, has launched a fabulous effort to make it easy for YOU to thank veterans for their service. The campaign website is here and Veterans Day is November 11th. From the website: Our goal is to garner 1 million Thank Yous for our veterans. Add your voice by submitting […]

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RIP LTC Heath Austin Kelly

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 […]

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Zephyrs Baseball: Military Night

If the weather holds out…5:00 Zephyrs game tonight versus the Iowa Cubs. This will be followed by a makeup game from last night’s weather cancellation. Military Night: We salute the nation’s military by offering free tickets to all military personnel and their families (four tickets per military ID). The Zephyrs will be wearing camouflage jerseys, […]

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RIP Youngest Louisiana Soldier: Brennan Daigle

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 […]

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National Military Spouse Appreciation Day

I was researching for this blog post and came across the post I wrote last year. So, I decided to share parts of the blog post I wrote last year again. Hey – recycling is cool! Well Milspouses, today is a special day, National Military Spouse Appreciation Day. This means the laundry and housekeeping fairies […]

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Wednesday Hero: Marvin Hume

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By Cindy Marvin Hume 89 years old Cape May, New Jersey 89-year-old Marvin Hume loves his country and the Men and Women who fight for it. Every evening, between Memorial Day and mid-October, for the last 38 years Mr. Hume, a Navy vet himself, has held a ceremony in New […]

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