Military Vets Raise Money to Compete at Kingsford Invitational

The 2014 Kingsford Invitational had most of its Veterans Day bona fides in order: The barbecue competition was scheduled to unfold aboard the USS Intrepid on Veterans Day weekend. But, according to Summerville pitmaster Russ Cornette, event organizers still needed a team of military veterans to compete.

Fortunately for the Kingsford Charcoal Company, Cornette and his crew were game.

“All three members of Queology are military vets and we will be representing The Folds of Honor Foundation,” Cornette writes. “We are going as the underdog team, I guess you could say.” Continue reading