“They protect us and that’s something that’s really important for our country and that’s why we’re able to play hockey. I mean I’m thankful for it and I know all the guys here are also thankful for it.”
“I can’t even put it into words. Just being out there and having one of the masters of pick and roll use me as a somebody in the drill is pretty cool, and getting to learn from him first hand is really nice.”
This exhibition will be on display for the next couple of months with the hopes that it will not only spark conversation but inspire other veterans and military personnel to consider using art as an outlet.
“The feast is older than the Warrior Network,” said Chief Operating Officer, Eric Hoffman. “It started with a group of people coming together saying let’s serve military folks that can’t go home for thanksgiving.”
Her 13 years of service soon had her doing everything from working as a professional military instructor to currently serving as an intercontinental ballistic missile operator with Global Strike Command.
“There may be five monuments to women veterans from all five services in our whole United States of America. This is the first one for Louisiana and the first for this whole section of the country so this is historical.”
The Military Reporters & Editors Association, the preeminent organization for media professionals specializing in national security, announced Wednesday that Marie is one of the winners in their 2018 competition for defense journalism.
The 2nd annual Women's Veterans Seminar took place at Wyndam Garden Inn on Friday and Saturday. The seminar was presented by the Women Veterans of the Arklatex and the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 30 and Overton Brooks VA Medical Center.