One of the Chapter's new members is Vince Speranza from Auburn. Vince served in the Army and participated in the Battle of the Bulge where he was wounded. Vince was awarded the Purple Heart and among many other awards he also received the French Legion Medal of Merit.
In addition Vince authored a book titled "NUTS" about his family's immigration to America through his years in the Army all the way to his latest mission over the past 12 years of speaking around the world of his life and what it means to be an American.
Pictured standing (L-R) is Pete Dowding, Jr. Vice Commander, Joe Schaler, Commander. Seated (L-R) is Dale Hunter and Vince. Dale Hunter also wounded at the Battle of the bulge was also awarded the French Legion Medal of Merit. BTW the photo was taken By Melanie Schaler, Auxiliary President.