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Home News LOUISIANA DVA ANNOUNCES 100% VA FUNDING SECURED FOR NEW VETERANS CEMETERY; AWARDS CONSTRUCTION BID

LOUISIANA DVA ANNOUNCES 100% VA FUNDING SECURED FOR NEW VETERANS CEMETERY; AWARDS CONSTRUCTION BID

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The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs (LDVA) announced this week that it has received official notification of a grant funding award from Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in the amount of $6,135,259 for the establishment of a Louisiana State Veterans Cemetery at Leesville, LA. The grant will fund 100% of the initial costs to develop the cemetery.

“I am extremely gratified to announce that funding has been secured from VA for our state’s newest Veterans cemetery…





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The issuance or replacement of military service medals, awards and decorations must be requested in writing.

Requests should be submitted in writing to the appropriate military service branch division of the NPRC. Standard form (SF 180), available through the VA, is recommended to submit your request. Generally, there is no charge for medal or award replacements. For more information, or for the mailing address of the military branch office to submit your request to, call 1-86-NARA-NARA (1-866-272-6272) or visit the NPRC website at www.archives.gov