Special Aide-de-Camp LeRoy Jenness. Photo by Dan Whitney.
Cherokee's LeRoy Jenness, a member of VFW Post 2253, has been notified by VFW Adjutant General Allen "Gunner" Kent of his appointment as "Special Aide-de-Camp to the Commander-in-Chief." Jenness had been recommended for the appointment by his Department Commander, for his "outstanding services to his Post, above and beyond the call of duty."
As Special Aide de Camp, Jenness will assist the Department Commander.
Jenness' appointment letter from the Adjutant General, dated 12/14/06, concluded with the following statement: "I am sure you will fulfill this high office as Special Aide-de-Camp with dignity and honor, both to yourself and the Veterans of Foreign Wars."