Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Michael Le Buhn.

Michael enlisted in the Army in 2005.

He served with 15th Finance Battalion from 2006-2009 and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom for 14 months during that time. Michael was awarded a Purple Heart for an injury he took from a blast.

He went on to serve with White House Communications Agency in 2009 until his discharge in 2013.

Michael is a graduate of University of Illinois and a Veteran Consultant for Kankakee Community College.

He is currently pursuing a career in comedy.

Thank you for your service, Michael!


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Published on Aug. 2, 2016

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