Congressman Walz receives L. Mendel Rivers Award of Excellence

Congressman Walz is proud to be the recipient of the L. Mendel Rivers Award of Excellence.  This award highlights his advocacy for the men and women serving in the military as well as his legislative accomplishments for veterans.

The L. Mendel Rivers Award of Excellence award is named after the late Congressman L. Mendel Rivers (D-SC) who, throughout his career in Congress--especially as the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, championed the cause of armed services enlisted members

The event was held on December 19, 2013 from 10:00 – 11:00 am at the American Legion Post 164, 1100 2nd Ave NW, Stewartville, MN.

Congressman Walz Press Release: walz.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/walz-named-legislator-of-the-year-by-air-force-sergeants-association

The story is featured at www.kttc.com/story/24264065/2013/12/19/rep-walz-honored-by-air-force-

Pictures from the event:

Chapter President Don Roden

AFSA Chapter 858 President Don Roden addresses the audience

Chapter 858 President Don Roden

AFSA Chapter 858 President Don Roden addresses the audience

Congressman Walz

Congressman Tim Walz (MN, DFL, District 1) addresses the audience

Congressman Walz

Congressman Tim Walz (MN, DFL, District 1) addresses the audience

Congressman Walz receives award

Congressman Walz, Jeff Gustafson, CMSgt (ret), Chapter President Don Roden

Congressman Walz receives award

Congressman Walz, Jeff Gustafson, CMSgt (ret), Chapter President Don Roden

Congressman Walz receives award

Congressman Walz, Jeff Gustafson, CMSgt (ret), Chapter President Don Roden

The L. Mendel Rivers Award of Excellence

The L. Mendel Rivers Award of Excellence

The L. Mendel Rivers Award of Excellence

The L. Mendel Rivers Award of Excellence