Louisiana’s mission – Veteran-owned small businesses are eligible for a program that gives them an advantage in securing public work.


    Brandon Dufrene spent some time after high school waiting tables and bartending. In 1999, not feeling ready for college but feeling the need for more responsibility, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps. …

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