Jindal appoints new head of Veterans Affairs

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - There's new leadership at the State Department of Veterans Affairs. Gov. Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of David Lacerte to replace Alexander.

Lacerte has served as deputy secretary and executive counsel of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs since 2010. Former U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander is leaving the post he took last fall after quitting Congress to pursue opportunities outside of government.

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