Earl Comstock of Chariton was honored Friday, April 26, in Ames by the Iowa Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, as the Society’s State Outstanding Veteran’s Volunteer. He was presented with a certificate of recognition and a medal at the Friday evening banquet of their state conference.
Comstock was nominated by the Nancy McKay Harsh Chapter of Creston. Jan Morgan, chapter regent of Greenfield, and Pam Marvin of Chariton, chapter veteran’s chairman, served as Comstock’s escorts as he came to the podium to receive his recognition. He was given a standing ovation by those attending.
The Outstanding Veterans Volunteer Award is presented to a United States veteran in recognition of outstanding achievement in personal, professional and family life who can prove significant contributions of leadership, patriotism and increased public awareness of veterans.
Comstock was nominated and awarded the state honor based upon his years serving in the military as well as his local involvement with the Lucas County Veterans, Veterans Park and many other activities he has local involvement in.