Contact Us
veterans

veterans - Page 3

Keystone/Getty Images
Keystone/Getty Images
[

Agent Orange Town Hall Meeting In Amite May 11

The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter I052 is hosting an Agent Orange Town Hall Meeting on Saturday May ll, 2013 in Amite.

Read More

Category: Good To Know, Health Tags: ,
john mayer helps build home for veteran
Photo: Erin McCarty
[

John Mayer Visits Shreveport, La. to Help Build Homes for Veterans [PHOTOS + VIDEO]

Despite some recent bad press, turns out John Mayer is actually a stand-up guy. The singer made a surprise visit to Shreveport Wednesday on his way to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival to help build a home for a local Army veteran.

Read More

patriot guard
Tom Pennington/Getty Images
[

Patriot Guard Riders’ 2013 Care Package Drive

I received this note on Facebook from the Lebon family, members of the Louisiana Patriot Guard Riders:

The Patriot Guard Riders are holding events to raise money to fund their 2013 Care Package Drive (to benefit for local veterans in nursing homes).

Read More

patriot guard
Tom Pennington/Getty Images
[

Will You Help Veterans in Local Nursing Homes?

The Patriot Guard Riders need your help. They will be delivering care packages to veterans in local nursing homes. Last year, this project was able to put together 450 boxes!

Read More

Category: Lafayette News Tags: ,
veteran
iStockphoto
[

Wal-Mart Plans to Hire 100,000 Veterans

The national unemployment rate spiked following the 2008 financial crash, and it has remained stubbornly high ever since. Unfortunately, it has been even worse for returning American servicemembers. Today, though, Wal-Mart announced a plan to hire 100,000 veterans over the next five years.

Read More

flag at half staff
Mark Wilson/Getty Images
[

Veterans Parade Float Struck By Train In Texas

4 Dead, 17 Hurt
According to the Huffington Post, a parade of wounded veterans was en route to a banquet honoring the veterans' service when it was struck by a train at a crossing.

Read More

daddys home
YouTube
[

A Compilation of Dads Returning Home – Thank You, Veterans! [VIDEO]

Thanks to all our military veterans and to their families, who have sacrificed so much for all Americans. (Grab a tissue to watch this one!)

Category: Videos Tags:
Bell 47 Louisiana Museum
A Bell 47 Helicopter, on display at the Louisiana Military Hall of Fame and Museum in Abbeville. (louisianatravel.com)
[

Jeepers Visit Louisiana Military Museum (Photos)

In honor of Veterans' Day, the Louisiana Jeepers organized a 'ride' to visit the Louisiana Military Museum at Abbeville's Chris Crusta Memorial Airport on Saturday. 

Read More

veterans
Ralph Freso/Getty Images)
[

Veterans History Project Visits Lafayette to Collect Stories

The Veterans History Project will make a stop in  Lafayette tomorrow.  Veterans, support workers, defense contractors, and more are invited to share stories to be recorded and saved in the Library of Congress.

Read More

Category: Events, Lafayette News Tags:
Picture of Purple Heart Medals
Brendan Smialowski, Getty Images
[

Fundraiser On For Purple Heart Bricks

On today's date, August 7, 1782, Gen. George Washington created the Order of the Purple Heart, a decoration to recognize merit in enlisted men and non-commissioned officers wounded or killed while serving with the U. S. Military. 

Read More

President Barack Obama
Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
[

President Obama Skips D-Day Observation To Hold Fundraiser

According to www.whitehousedossier.com, President Obama did not schedule even a brief event to commemorate the 68th Anniversary of D-Day. 

Read More

Category: News, Political Tags: ,
Veteran's Park 4
Vietnam Memorial
[

In Our Own Backyard: Veteran’s Park [Gallery]

The park, maintained through cooperation between the Lafayette Consolidated Government and the Vietnam Veterans of American (VVA), Acadiana Chapter (Hill 141), has served as the setting for many events, including Memorial Day ceremonies, Veterans' Day ceremonies, remembrance services, birthday parties, anniversary parties, and group get-togethers.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://999ktdy.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 99.9 KTDY quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 99.9 KTDY quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!