Billy Duncan from Moffat is being honoured with a British Empire Medal for voluntary service to the Royal British Legion Scotland.
He is the chairman of the Moffat Branch and recently led a campaign to stop the town's war memorial from being surrounded by parking spaces:
More top news
A look ahead at the weekend forecast for the Border region
After two days of being First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon is leading a new line-up, without Kenny MacAskill or Michael Russell.
Justice and Education secretaries axed as First Minister rings the changes.