Louisiana Auxiliary wins awards at VFW National Convention _lowres

Photo provided by Wanda Farbe - Shown are, seated, Linda Nail, Past State President 2014-15; and standing, Cyleria Guidry-Gerrets, State President; Lorna Mills, National District Council Member 19; Patricia Wesley, State Chief of Staff; Adelaide LaBauve, State Secretary; Claudette Arcement, President District 9; Wanda Farbe, Senior Vice-President District 9; Margaret Nixon, State Treasurer.

The Ladies Auxiliary VFW Department of Louisiana recently won awards at the Veterans of Foreign War National Convention in Pittsburgh.

Linda Nail, Department of Louisiana president 2014-15, won the Outstanding President Award. The state took home first place for Americanism, chief of staff, hospital and scholarship; and runners-up awards for cancer and research and legislative.

The Louisiana auxiliary is in Division 5, which includes Georgia, Arkansas, South Carolina and Tennessee.