Vernon Russell and Danny Puckett were installed as state officers during the Kansas Veterans of Foreign Wars convention, conducted in June in Topeka. Russell, of VFW Post No. 852 in Lawrence, was installed as the Second District commander. He was scheduled to attend the State Mid-Summer Council of Administration meeting in Newton earlier this month.
Puckett, of Post No. 6654 in De Soto, is the new state inspector.