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New Lake Charles VA Clinic Set To Open Monday, Volunteers Still Needed [VIDEO]

The new VA outpatient clinic in Lake Charles is scheduled to open on Monday to serve veterans in southwest Louisiana. They need volunteers who can be a positive influence in the facility.

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Erasing Painful Memories Is Now Possible But Is It The Right Thing To Do?

Could this be a potential cure for PTSD and even addiction? Or is this a case of mankind stepping into a realm where he dares not to tread?

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How You Can Help Homeless Veterans in Acadiana During the Holidays [VIDEO]

There are some wonderful programs across Acadiana to assist homeless Veterans who might need a little help during the holiday season.

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Restaurants Offer Veterans Meals And Deals

Restaurants are offering veterans free meals or treats on the day we honor their service to our country. Several of these are also valid for active-duty military. Thank you, ladies and gentlemen. Freedom is not free.

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Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC
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Good News For Louisiana Veterans

Active military and military veterans will be getting a new student center on the campus of LSU thanks to an incredible donation.

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David Varisco Jr/ Navy Hometown Media Outreach
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Navy “Bloodhound” Is Part of The Dawg’s Extended Family (And We’re Proud, Yeah!)

Petty Officer 1st Class David Varisco, Jr., is serving in the U.S. Navy as a sonar technician aboard one of the country’s most versatile combat ships. The 1998 Acadiana High School graduate is the son of David Varisco, the drummer for legendary band Atchafalaya and the current band Lafayette's Bayou Boys, who sing The Dawg's birthday song.

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Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
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Disabled Vets To Get More Compensation

A recently passed bill authored by a Louisiana Congressman will provide for better treatment of America's disabled veterans.

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Gary Edmonson (Submitted Photo)
Gary Edmonson (Submitted Photo)
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Gary Edmondson, US Army Veteran, Celebrates 70 Years Of Playing TAPS

Gary Edmonson, an Acadiana US Army veteran, is celebrating his 70th year of performing for military events.

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Massive Garage Sale This Saturday At American Legion

The garage sale will take place at the American Legion Hall, Post 69, 1501 Surrey Street in Lafayette.

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Hiring Veterans (www.usveteransmagazine.com)
Hiring Veterans (www.usveteransmagazine.com)
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Operation Occupation Aims To Pair Veterans With Careers, Support (Audio)

Organizers of this new Acadiana organization are determined to help our local heroes determine what to do with the rest of their lives as civilians.

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