Rep. Thomas M. Reynolds, R-Clarence, will be among those receiving the AMVETS Silver Helmet Award at a reception in the nation's capital April 14.
Reynolds is being honored for work in behalf of veterans, including his role in keeping the veterans hospital in Canandaigua open.
Former congressional recipients of this award include former Sens. Bob Dole, R-Kansas, and Edmund Muskie, D-Maine. The first such award was given to Gen. George C. Marshall in 1954. This year's honorees include entertainer Wayne Newton.