Stoddard travels to national convention

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 19:00

Alaska’s VFW Ladies Auxiliary President, Tina Stoddard, a member of Eagle River Ladies Auxiliary, #9785, led the state delegation of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the U.S. at the 100th National Convention held July 20-24 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

As leading representative of the state, Stoddard voiced the delegates’ votes during the election of National Officers at today’s session and played a key role in deciding the direction of the national organization for 2012-2013.

During the convention, the National President commended the 2,000 attendees for all their hard work in honoring veterans and supporting deployed military personnel and their families. Members have spent millions of dollars and volunteer hours helping the veterans across the country.

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