Gary Beikirch, Medal of Honor Recipient for his heroic actions in the Vietnamese and Montagnard casulaties spoke at the 122nd NYS NSDAR Conference.
After his moving and inspiring speech, Canandaigua Chapter Regent Glena Larson, presented him with the most presigious honor awarded by DAR to a person who has shown extraordinary qualities of leadership, trustworthiness, service and patriotism - The DAR Medal of Honor.
Gary Beikirch, center, received the DAR Medal of Honor at the 122ned NY State, NSDAR Convention.
On his left: Ann Turner Dillon, President General NSDAR &
NY Americanism Committee Chairman, Rosemarie Tucker
On his right: NY State Regent, Nancy W. Zwetsch & Canandaigua Chapter Regent, Glendora Larson