Department of Florida
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Harry was elected to the office of State Chaplain, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Florida in June of 2019.
Harry joined VFW Post 7909 in Jacksonville, Florida in 2000 as a life member. He has lived in Jacksonville since 1976. He has served veterans as VFW All American and All State Post Commander 2006-2007, VFW District 6 Commander from 2011-2012, and current District 6 Chaplain & member of Military Order of the Cooties Pup Tent 23, Jacksonville, Florida. Harry is also a Legacy Life Member and was appointed in 2006-2007 as National Aide-de-camp.
Harry's hometown is Boyertown, PA, where he graduated high school in June 1968 then joined the US Navy in July 1968 and served on the USS Kitty Hawk Air Craft Carrier from 1970 to 1972 off the coast of Vietnam.
As a Vietnam Veteran, Harry's military ribbons/medals include: National Defense, Navy Unit Commendation, Navy Good Conduct, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Vietnam Service with 2 bronze stars, Vietnam (RVN) Gallantry Cross with palm and the RVN Vietnam Campaign Ribbon.
Harry is employed by TrueNet Communications, Inc. in Jacksonville, Fl., as an engineering contractor for telephone and cable TV companies. Harry served as a mentor for 3 years for troubled veterans in the Jacksonville area through a program called "Veterans Treatment Court". There are numerous veterans courts throughout our state and our country enabling veterans to be treated fairly by the justice system with the consideration of their post-war transition, health and well-being.
Harry & his wife Linda reside in Jacksonville, Florida. They have one son, Eric Seiler, one daughter, Melissa Tutton, three granddaughters, Ashley, Savannah, and Harper, and 1 grandson, Jaxson.