The Department of Louisiana Veterans of Foreign Wars has honored a member of the Bossier City Fire Department for outstanding service by awarding him a top state honor.
Aaron Meyers was awarded the Louisiana VFW's 2011 Emergency Medical Technician Gold Medal Award, the organization's highest public safety award of its kind.
Meyers has been a member of the Bossier City Fire Department since 2004 and holds a paramedic certification. Meyers also serves as a reserve police officer with the Bossier City Police Department.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5951 in Bossier City nominated Meyers for the annual award and he was were selected for the honor from a pool of nominations submitted by VFW posts across Louisiana.