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MOPH Chapter 177

Veterans Health Care & Veterans Benefits Briefings 25 Oct 2013

Shoulder to Shoulder with Gov. Jindal
VA Monthly Site Inspections Ordered - Hospital, Clinics and Mental Health Facilities
Letter from Secretary of Veterans Affairs David LaCerte
Patriot of the Year - Richard O'Brien
MOPH Chapter 177 Fun Raising - October, 2013
Veterans Health Care & Veterans Benefits Briefings 25 Oct 2013
Legislative Endeavor "Purple Heart Recognition Day"
Burial Allowances Available to Veterans
Purple Heart Day Aug. 7, 2013
Kenilworth 4th of July Parade.
Why Are Veterans Waiting Years on Appeal?:
The Purple Heartbeat Newsletter for June 2013
Claims Backlog Begins to Shrink
Presentation - First Responder Award
MOPH Award
Cpl. Joseph Fontenot Plaque Presentation
2014 Cost of Living Adjustment
VA Claims Backlog Milestone
Senate Passes COLA for Vets
Veterans Cemetery Ceremony at Camp Villere 12/05/12
2012 Guide to Constitutional Amendments
Proposed Constitutional Amendment
Purple Heart Day
Stolen Valor Act
Homestead Exemption for Spouse
Hero Poster
Governor Jindal Announces New Legislative Proposals
Sequestration Cuts
Vietnam Veterans and Their Families
OPM: Reservists can not be denied
Schedule a Burial and Benefits
Port Hudson Dedication
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day
Patriot of the Year
History of the Purple Heart
MOPH 177 Roster
The Training Course for Filing for Benefits from National
VA Benefits - State and Federal
Laws Concerning Veteran Benefits
Photos of Events

Veteran Service Organizations:  If you would like to have an information or recruiting table at this event, please contact Larry Jones at as soon as you can.  We have limited space available for inside tables and some at the entrance area outside.  VSOs can set up their tables at 1800.  Doors open at 1830 for guests.  Knights of Columbus will have refreshments available.   
Assembly 3226 PFN, FA
Council 13425 PGK, FS



October 25, 2013

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

St. Matthew the Apostle Parish Church

Family Life Center Building

10021 Jefferson Highway

River Ridge, LA 70123

The Knights of Columbus Council #13425 and Assembly #3226 will host an informative program of interest to all Veterans and the general public as a part of our Patriotic Programs. 

The program includes:

Current information on the status of the VA Medical Center New Orleans, LA which is under construction.  You will be able to meet Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System Director Julie Catellier and some of her staff who will update you on the construction project for the new hospital.  Information will be available regarding VA Health Care Programs, “E” Benefits, Mental Health and other programs in the foyer.

Veterans Benefits Administration, New Orleans VA Regional Office Director Mark Bologna and his staff will present information regarding the current Veterans Administration Benefits application program, current backlog of claims, improved forms and process to handle claims.  Please note:  This is NOT a question and answer program for individual claim status or appeals.  Information will be available regarding VA benefits and programs in the foyer.

Plenty of free parking

 Doors open at 6:30 PM.  Program begins at 7:00 PM

The Knights of Columbus will be selling refreshments.