Baldwinsville Richard L. DeNoyer, national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, has announced the presentation of a Diamond Jubilee Award citation to VFW Post 153 in Baldwinsville. The Post celebrated its 75th anniversary on March 20.
"This is a very significant milestone for a VFW Post," DeNoyer said. "This Diamond Jubilee Award recognizes dedication, determination, hard work and a lot of patriotism. And it recognizes 75 years of serving the needs of local veterans and their families, 75 years of service to the local community and 75 years of contributing to the strength, power and influence of our national organization. In presenting this award, I send my sincere thanks and appreciation to the members of VFW Post 153."
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is a nonprofit veterans' service organization composed of combat veterans and those who currently serve on active duty or in the Guard and Reserves. Founded in 1899 and chartered by Congress in1936, the VFW is the nation's largest organization of war veterans and is one of its oldest veterans' organizations. For more information, visit vfw.org.