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On the Road: Opportunities for military retirees and their families in Bossier City

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The War Veterans Home right off Arthur Ray Teague Parkway is home to 150 military retirees and their families. It's one of five veterans homes in the state and it accommodates retirees from all walks of life.
There's wide-open game room where bingo is played twice a week. you can pick up a quick game of pool or any other games and activities like reading and gardening. Outside, there's a special memorial that honors veterans who stayed here but are no longer with us. It a great tribute to them.
On Barksdale Air Force Base, retirees get prescriptions for free. There's a spacious commissary and gymnasium, a track, golf course and a variety of daily activities. Contact Col. (Ret.) Steve DePyssler at   (318) 456-5976 for more information.

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