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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

Avoyelles' veterans honored in monuments, speeches, songs, fireworks

November 15, 2017
In The News

Veterans Day in Avoyelles is about more than flags and fireworks. It is about remembering the men and women who have fought in this nation’s wars -- and why they had to fight.

There were several Veterans Day events this past week.

Veterans attending the ceremony at the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe’s Avoyelles Veterans Memorial at the site of Paragon Casino laughed about their experiences in Korea, Vietnam and this nation’s more recent military operations. 

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