Veterans honor medal awards event planned in Gonzales

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Lane Carson, along with Governor Bobby Jindal and Ascension Parish officials, will host a Louisiana Veterans Honor Medal ceremony to award medals to parish and surrounding area veterans, Monday, Jan. 10 at 2:45 p.m.

The ceremony will honor and thank parish and surrounding area veterans for their military service.  

Applications for the Honor Medal will be available at the event – veterans must bring a copy of their DD214 or discharge papers.

For more information, please contact LDVA toll free at 1-877-GEAUX-VA (1-877-432-8982) or visit