Kevin Duquette of Fort Mitchell, Ala., was recently presented an award for best firefighter of the year by Jeffrey Klein, committee chairman of VFW Post in Seale, Ala. The award comes from VFW State Commander George Jones.
Duquette is a staff sergeant stationed at Fort Benning.
The volunteer fireman was recommended by Fire Chief Bob Franklin and Jeffrey Klein. He was sponsored by VFW Post 180.