Kenneth Musselmann was elected to the Board in 1998. Mr. Musselmann lost both his legs to gunshot wounds and a land mine explosion in Vietnam. He was DAV National Commander in 1986-87 and was the Adjutant of the DAV Department of California from 1989 to 2008. He held all elected officer positions in the DAV’s Department of California, including that of State Commander, and was Chapter Commander of DAV Chapter 19 in Lakewood, California, where he was a life member. Mr. Musselmann was selected California’s Outstanding Disabled Veteran in1978 and the DAV recruiter of the year in 2006 for bringing 346 disabled veterans into membership of the DAV Department of California. He was awarded a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his service to our country.