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David LaCerte, Dept. of Veterans Affairs (2013)

The Press Club



Genre: Public Affairs, News, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-05-06

Duration: 00:27:55

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | LaCerte, David | Louisiana. Department of Veterans Affairs | Louisiana Military Advisory Council | Fort Polk (La.)


  • LaCerte, David Speaker


A speech by David LaCerte before the Baton Rouge Press Club on May 6, 2013. LaCerte is the deputy secretary and executive counsel for the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs. He discusses: the history and significance of Memorial Day; the services offered by the department; proposed legislation supporting veterans; the creation of the Louisiana Military Advisory Council; and the steps taken to prevent a possible troop reduction at Fort Polk through the Army 2020 program.