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Grand Promenade 2008

You're Invited - Voiture 1588 Wreck 10/15/16
Voiture 137 News
New Home for Voiture Nationale
Youth Sports
Those Guys
St. Landry Parish Veterans Memorial
TAPS - George "Doc" Willis
Opelousas - Gold Star City
Veteran's Gravemarker Application
Lagniappe (Something Extra)
Remembering Carl Barr
Passing of Earl Breaux
Remembering Cecil Faries
Nurses Training News
Good Publicity for the Forty and Eight
Newsletters - "The Cajun Link"
Past Grand Chefs de Gare
Grand Promenade 2012
Grand Promenade 2011
Grand Promenade 2010
Grand Promenade 2008
Cajun Wreck News
Cajun Wreck 2015 and Mid-Winter Cheminot
Cajun Wreck 2013
Cajun Wreck 2012
Cajun Wreck 2011
Cajun Wreck 2010
Cajun Wreck 2009
Cajun Wreck 2008
Memorial Day 2011
NWLA War Veterans Home
40 & 8 National
Voiture 224
Voiture 137 (Facebook)
2013 - Installation Voiture 1038
2014 - Installation Voiture 1038
Voiture 1577
Voiture 1588
Iron Horse Newsletters - Voiture 1588
American Legion Dept. of Louisiana



Leaders for 2008 - 2009
Grand Chef de Train Kenneth Lefleur, Voiture 1351
Grand Chef de Gare Joe Caldwell, Voiture 137
Grand Chef de Train Terry Sharp, Voiture 224


Hero of the Year Captain Rick Watkins, EMT, Shreveport Fire Department, has also been selected as National Hero of the Year. Law Officer of the Year Detective Roy Menefee of the Shreveport Police Department ha also been selected as National Law Officer of the Year. Grand Americanism Directeur Milton Harrison has been nominated by Grand de la Louisianne to be the National Voyageur of the Year.
All three of these men plan to attend Promenade Nationale 2008 in Orlando.


Grand Chef de Gare Bill Bayles at the podium wields the gavel to open the session on Saturday. This was his final session as Grand Chef de Gare because he had to leave late Saturday evening to care for his wife at home in Morgan City. Seated at the table are Grand Chef de Train Joe Caldwell and Grand Correspondant Hank Kwiatkowski.


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