VFW Comrade of the Year

VFW Post 2447 held its annual awards banquet on May 7 at the post in Edinburg. Six awards were handed out, including five Commander's Awards presented to Tommy Hawkins, Mitch Rubenstein, Linda Barb, Ben Crisman and Jack Turley. The highest award, VFW Comrade of the Year, was presented to Senior Vice Commander Frank Painter, center, who is shown here accepting the award from Post Commander Hal Sharpe, right, and Mitch Rubenstein, left. Courtesy photo