Veterans Corps Pinning Ceremony Held in Mandeville

Volunteers of American Southeast Louisiana recently hosted a special Veterans Corps Pinning Ceremony and breakfast to honor senior citizens who are military veterans in its Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).

The ceremony was held at the Windsor Senior Living Community in Mandeville. There are currently 49 members in the Veterans Corps, with an additional 8 additional members added this year.

In 2015, the Corporation for National and Community Service formed Veterans Corps. This group represents those who honorably served in our armed forces and continue to serve their country and community through Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and other initiatives. The RSVP is for those 55 and older to give back their time, skills and talents to the residents of St. Tammany Parish.

At the pinning ceremony, a specially designed Senior Corps Veterans pin was given to each member of the Veterans Corps to signify the individual’s commitment to our nation through their military service and volunteer activity through the RSVP.