Cajun Navy was honored by President Trump with an invitation to the State of the Union address to be held at 8:00 pm central time on January 30, 2018. Representing the Cajun Navy will be Jon Bridgers whose Cajun Navy Facebook page was created to serve flood victims in Louisiana after record flooding destroyed over 150,000 homes in August 2016.
The Cajun Navy stepped up yet again when Hurricane Harvey ravaged areas of southeast Texas including Houston in August 2017. Immediately following Harvey, IRMA destroyed homes and critical infrastructure in Florida and the Cajun Navy yet again stepped up to help. The citizen-led relief teams consists of several formally organized non-profits that include Cajun Navy, Cajun Navy 2016 and Cajun Relief Foundation.