Rep. Charles Boustany (LA-07) honors Vietnam war hero from Abbeville.
June 29, 2012
Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D. (R-South Louisiana) spoke on the House floor in support of H.R. 3412, to designate the "Sergeant Richard Franklin Abshire Post Office" in Abbeville, Louisiana.
Boustany stated, "The Town of Abbeville is proud of its fallen native son and this honor recognizes Sergeant Abshire's valor and selfless service. His example carries through to our current service members around the world. I am proud and thankful to have this legislation approved to honor Sergeant Abshire."