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Bastion Community of Resilience (2017)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-01-20

Duration: 00:07:41

Subjects: Military | Veterans | Housing


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Tete, Dylan Interviewee
  • Hall, Rick Interviewee


This segment from the January 20, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s on-set interview with Dylan Tete, the executive director of the Bastion Community of Resilience, and Rick Hall, an Iraq War veteran and future resident of Bastion. They discuss the plans for the Bastion Community of Resilience, a five-acre site in New Orleans, which will serve as a neighborhood for returning veterans with life-long rehabilitative needs. This segment is a part of the Veterans Coming Home Initiative.