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01-112 Department of Military Affairs

The mission of the Department of Military Affairs is to: (1) provide trained soldiers , organized in high performance Army units, ready to perform federal, state and community missions; (2) preserve and protect life, property, peace, order and public safety under state authority; (3) support local domestic concerns through approved projects and programs; and provide an alternative educational opportunity for selected youth through the Youth Challenge and Carville programs.

The goals of the Department of Military Affairs are:

  1. Maintain a high state of military readiness to accomplish federal and state missions
  2. Serve communities through local, regional and nationwide initiatives and programs that improve our quality of life.

The Department of Military Affairs has three programs, Military Affairs, Emergency Preparedness and Education.


This agency's recommended appropriation does not include any funds for short-term debt.

In addition to the above recommended appropriation $499,991 will be paid in Fiscal Year 1999-2000 for long-term debt incurred on behalf of this agency from the previous sale of bonds. Total long-term debt service payments for the state for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 are reflected in the Governor's Executive Budget Supporting Document in Non-Appropriated Requirements, Schedule 22-922.

This agency's recommended appropriation also includes the following amount by means of financing for payments on the unfunded accrued liability of the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System in accordance with the provisions of Article X, Section 29 of the Constitution of Louisiana:

State General Fund (Direct)



Fees and Self-generated



Federal Funds









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