Louisiana National Guard
Line of Duty Death: July 19, 2020

On July 19th, 2020, Louisiana National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 3 Andre Louis Chenevert suffered a fatal cardiac event during training.

Born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and raised in Greenwell Springs, Louisiana, Chenevert joined the JROTC program at his high school, which sparked his interest in a military career. In his spare time as a child and teenager, Chenevert spent time with friends and family, enjoying everything their town had to offer and spending ample time outdoors. After his graduation from high school, Chenevert enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1988. He served until 1992, when he joined the United States Marine Corps Reserves and served until 1996. Chenevert then switched career paths and served with the United States Army Reserve from 1999 to 2009

Throughout his extensive military career, Chenevert served with the United States Marine Corps, United States Marine Corps Reserves, United States Army Reserves, and Louisiana Army National Guard. His final assignment was Mobility Officer (882A) at Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team in Lafayette, Louisiana. Chenevert was highly decorated and honorably served his country for a total of thirty two years.

Chenevert is remembered for his humble, calm demeanor, and for his selfless service to his country. He loved the camaraderie and trust he built with his fellow military officers, and made lifelong friendships. He was a loving husband and father, and a man of deep faith.

U.S. Army National Guard Chief Warrant Officer 3 Andre Louis Chenevert is survived by his wife, Koa Chenevert and his six children, Meredith, Samuel, Keelee, Vincent, Valentino, and K’leighana.