Barry Wickman was appointed Secretary/Treasurer of the VFW National Home on October 23, 2021, at the Annual Meeting of Life Members.
Barry enlisted in the United States Army in 1970 and served three years. He became a member of the VFW in 1991 and currently maintains his Life membership at VFW Post 2406 in Charlotte, Michigan. He has served as Post Commander and Post Quartermaster and received awards for All-State Commander and All-State Quartermaster.
Barry received his Bachelor of Science Accounting degree from Michigan State University and is retired from the State of Michigan Department of Corrections, where he was the Chief Financial Officer and oversaw the fiscal operations of the department, which had a $2.2 billion budget and 18,000 employees.