Edmonson Voice Report: VFW Post 6937, photo:
Brownsville resident Truman Waddell was presented the VFW’s Firefighter Of The Year Award from VFW Post 6937 Commander Kevin Engel last night at the Post’s monthly meeting on April 19th.
According to the VFW Post, Truman is a member of the Brownsville, Kyrock, and Chalybeate Fire Departments.
"He has been a firefighter for thirty years, beginning as a junior firefighter at age 15," the VFW said in a statement. "He has completed 150 hours of training and he has responded to hundreds of emergency calls over the years and is currently training to become a Master Fire Fighter. Truman is also a member of the local Rescue Squad."
The VFW provides community service awards yearly in order to help recognize the tireless efforts of local citizens in service to their community.