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Louisiana State Senate honors fallen soldiers

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May 14, 2013


By Tyler King

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana: The Louisiana State Senate held its 9th Annual Military Family Day on May 7 to honor Louisiana fallen heroes and their families. The following Louisiana military members were honored with a resolution read by Senator Robert Adley, a veteran of the Vietnam War, in the Senate Chamber:[1][2]

  • Louisiana Army National Guard Sergeant Michael Norbert Perry, Jr.
  • United States Navy Air Crewman Joseph "JP" Fitzmorris
  • United States Marine Lance Corporal Esrom "Izzy" Joseph
  • Louisiana Army National Guard Sergeant Kevin Weiner
  • United States Marine Sergeant Michael J. Guillory
  • Louisiana Army National Guard Specialist Ryan Michael Delrie
  • Air Force Technical Sergeant Larry Dolan Bunn
  • Army Chief Warrant Officer Bryan J. Henderson
  • Army Lieutenant Colonel Don C. Faith, Jr.

A total of 180 fallen military personnel from Louisiana have been honored by the Senate since 2005. Families of the fallen soldiers receive the resolution along with a state flag.

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