Kenneth "Ken” Corr
Immediate Past State Commander
Department of Florida
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Ken was elected to the office of State Commander, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Florida in June of 2017 at the 87th Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida.
Ken joined the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Harney Point Post 8463 in Cape Coral, Florida where he worked through the chairs and became Commander in 2008. Ken then transferred to the George D. Theisen Memorial Post 10097, Ft. Myers Beach, FL. Ken also went through the District chairs and was elected to State Surgeon in 2014. Ken joined the Florida Army National Guard in 1996, served in Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2004 serving as a Combat Medic at the NCOIC of Bn Aid Station, conducted Patrols and support activities. Medals earned were CMB, ARCOM, Iraq Campaign Medal, Combat Medical Badge, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Reserve Component Medal with "M” Device, Iraq Campaign Medal with 2 Stars and numerous N.G Ribbons.
Ken worked for the NYPD as an officer and then once in Florida worked for the Sheriff’s Office in 1995. Ken worked for the Lee Memorial System as an Emergency Department Technician and the VA as a Medical Tech.
Ken was born in Brooklyn, NY and graduated from Beach Channel High School in Rockaway, NY and from Edison State College. Ken is a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion. Ken and his wife Janice still reside in Ft. Myers, Florida and they have 7 daughters between them.