Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte announced Friday October 5th the recipients of the 2018 Montana Congressional Veteran Commendation, a unique recognition of Montana veterans who served our country and continues their service in the communities of Montana. 17 Montana Veterans were honored for their dedication to the United States and the communities they serve.
Two veterans from Central Montana were named as recipients of this year’s awards. Don Bost of Lewistown who served in the Navy during the Vietnam War and Louis Loader of Hobson also served in the Navy from 1952-1960.
Gianforte will present each recipient with a commemorative flag flown over the U.S. Capitol in their honor at a ceremony. He will also highlight the recipients in the U.S. House of Representatives. Gianforte created the annual award in 2017.