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NextOp Veterans (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-09-20

Duration: 00:03:39

Subjects: Military | Veterans | Employment | Nonprofit organizations


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Gautreaux, Kevin Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Merrill, Morgan Interviewee
  • Armstrong, Ben Interviewee
  • Comeaux, David Interviewee


This segment from the September 20, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kevin Gautreaux’s profile of NextOp Veterans, the only non-profit organization in Louisiana focused on veteran employment and recruitment. He interviews: Morgan Merrill, a NextOp Veteran client; Ben Armstrong, the Louisiana regional manager for NextOp; and David Comeaux, Merrill’s co-worker. This segment is a part of the “American Graduate: Getting to Work” initiative.