VFW and auxiliary members support Wounded Warrior Battalion

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Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars posts and Ladies Auxiliaries were among several organizations that helped with the fall festival at the Wounded Warrior Battalion on Fort Knox. In the foreground are Joe Schnitterbaum from VFW Post No. 8639 in Okolona, along with Butch Ferrell and Bernie Bolduc from VFW Post No. 10281 in Vine Grove. Past State VFW Commander Bob Hendrickson acted as liaison between Fort Knox and the VFW. Also assisting from VFW Post No. 10281 were Ben Gass, Dave Lower, Don Montgomery and Bob Pack; as well as Ladies Auxiliary members Debbie Ferrell and Rosetta Montgomery. Virginia Smiley, Pat LaChance and Rueben and Brenda Ochoa from VFW Post No. 11404 in Brandenburg also assisted. Everyone set up tents, tables and chairs; auxiliary members served food, worked in the tent providing information about the VFW and benefits available to eligible soldiers and mingled with soldiers and their family members.