Legionnaire of the Year Winston Brunn addresses those attending the American Legion Joint Installation Banquet during the award presentation. At his left is outgoing Post Commander Bob Votta. (click for larger version)
October 10, 2013
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Winston Brunn, a retired Army infantryman who spent two tours of duty in Vietnam, is the Legionnaire of the Year for 2013 at Alpharetta's American Legion Post 201.
Brunn's selection was announced by outgoing Post Commander Bob Votta during the annual installation ceremony in which elected officers of the post are administered the oath of office to begin their terms.
Legionnaire of the Year is the most prestigious recognition bestowed at the local post level.
"Winston Brunn is an enormous asset to this organization," said Votta. "He has tremendous drive, energy and dedication. His efforts contribute to this American Legion post's reputation among veterans and in the community."
Brunn lives in Roswell with his wife Trina. He was born in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.