Pennsylvania Department of the Veterans of Foreign Wars District 29 Commander William Gribbin, left, presents a recruitment award from Frank Mills, VFW State Commander for 2009-2010, to VFW Post 914 ‘Intrepid’ West Mifflin Quartermaster Mike Mauer.

Thanks to Mauer’s efforts, more than 10 new members – mostly younger veterans from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan – joined VFW Post 914 last year.