Auburn DVOP Worker Honored by Legion

Jul 18, 2011, 16:52 ET from American Legion Department of Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Smoot, a Disabled Veteran Outreach Program representative at the Auburn office of Workforce One, the state-wide employment service, has been honored by The American Legion Department of Indiana as the DVOP Representative of the Year.

The award was presented July 16 during the veterans' organization's 93rd annual state convention in Indianapolis. The Legion honored Smoot for "his unique understanding of how essential it is to re-integrate our disabled veterans into society and to provide them the means of developing a healthy sense of well-being," said the Legion's Rehabilitation Commission Chairman, Larry Lowry.

SOURCE American Legion Department of Indiana