Fairhope names veteran of the year

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FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WKRG) — Monday night the City of Fairhope named its Veteran of the Year.  Larry DiAmco  is not only a veteran, but a member of the Honor Guard of Baldwin County. The Honor Guard is a voluntary group of veterans dedicated to rendering military burial honors to our vets and service members.

Courtesy: Honor Guard of Baldwin County
DiAmco is seen holding the plaque for veteran of the year

DiAmco was a Chief Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. He served 32 years on active duty and has been volunteering in Fairhope and the surrounding area for years.

The Honor Guard of Baldwin County posted on Facebook, “not only is Larry the third honor guardman of Baldwin County recipient to receive this award (Frank Connell and Billy Gardner are past recipients), he is the first Airman to receive the award. Congratulations Larry! We are all so very proud of you.”

Courtesy: Honor Guard of Baldwin County
Pictured: Right Jim Jefferies, Alabama Commander of the American Legion.
Center: Frank Connell, 2018 veteran of the year
Right: Larry DiAmco 2019 veteran of the year

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