You’re away from home at annual training with the Louisiana Army National Guard. Imagine a home cooked breakfast served hot just for you. That is what happened on Thursday July 20th at the armory in Coushatta.
Several members of Auxiliary 7287 to the Coushatta Veterans of Foreign Wars post prepared a delicious breakfast of sausage and egg casserole, breakfast burritos, fresh baked muffins, sweet bread, cinnamon rolls and donuts. It was served at 0730 hours, that’s 7:30 am and consumed in almost total silence. Too good tasting, no time to talk.
The Guard’s C/2-108th Cavalry Squadron was participating in their annual two week training. They were well fed that day. Everyone from the privates to Captain Ford was gracious in their compliments and praise for the work of Ramel Fields, Susan Wastlund, Dawn Brewer and Angelia McCoy. There was very little left over.
Serving the Coushatta guard unit is one of the missions of VFW Post 7287 and Auxiliary 7287. Other activities of the veterans organization include visiting and working at the War Veterans Home in Bossier City, support and flag ceremonies at vets funerals, as well as providing the annual Americanism programs for students in Red River, Bienville and DeSoto parishes.