Overton Brooks VA Medical Center

11:16am

Fri January 16, 2015
Local

Shreveport motorcycle groups help Ark-La-Tex vets get to the doctor

Doug Leavitt, hospital service coordinator for Disabled American Veterans, has his office in the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, and coordinates rides for veterans who need them throughout the region.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

A philanthropic association of motorcycle clubs in Shreveport, Veterans for Veterans, donated a new 12-passenger van Thursday to the Disabled American Veterans charity or DAV of north Louisiana.

The van will used to drive veterans from the Longview VA community clinic to the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport.

It was donated at a ceremony at Chevyland car dealership in Shreveport where the van was purchased.

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3:58pm

Wed March 14, 2012
Local

Job fair recruiters seek veterans to fill positions

More than 200 people with military ties turned out for a veterans job and resource fair held at the Bossier Civic Center. Organizers say veterans bring a can-do attitude to the workplace.