U.S. Army veteran Douglas Banks, left, receives a certificate of appreciation from Commander Danny Brickey of Redfield’s American Legion Post 343. Banks, a Vietnam War veteran, received the honor Oct. 19 at Redfield for his efforts in successfully retaining the post’s tax-exempt status, according to a news release. The filing requirement, previously unnecessary for entities with $25,000 or less in annual revenue, was imposed as part of the Pension Protection Act of 2006, according to the release. Special to The Commercial/Todd Johnson for the American Legion