Orlando, FL – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) will be presented with the “Legislator of the Year”? award by the Florida Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) at their Mid-Winter Conference this evening. DeSantis issued the following statement:

"I am humbled to be chosen to receive the Legislator of the Year award from such a great organization. Our veterans have given so much to our nation, and it is an honor to do my part to work on their behalf in Congress. As a VFW member, I remain committed to ensuring that our service members and their families receive the care and benefits they have earned.

Thank you to the members of the VFW for their dedication to our nation through their service abroad and advocacy at home.”?

DeSantis is currently a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy reserve and is a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.