Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Lillian Garner.
Lillian joined the Army in 2002 at the age of 21.
She worked as correctional specialist with the 795th Military Police Battalion, then with the 40th Military Police Detachment In Fort Sill, Oklahoma at the Fort Sill Regional Correctional facility. She also worked with the 705th Military Police Battalion as a correctional officer at the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
Lillian separated from the Army in 2005 and married a fellow Veteran. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology. She currently stays home with her three children.
Thank you for your service Lillian!

Nominate a Veteran for #VeteranOfTheDay

Do you want to light up the face of a special Veteran? Have you been wondering how to tell your Veteran they are special to you? You’re in luck! VA’s #VeteranOfTheDay social media feature is an opportunity to highlight your Veteran and his/her service..

It’s easy to nominate a Veteran. All it takes is an email to newmedia@va.gov with as much of the information as you can put together with some good photos. Visit our blog post about nominating for how to create the best submission.

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Published on Aug. 4, 2016

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  1. Nerita Davis August 6, 2016 at 5:16 pm

    Hello

    How do I submit a person for Veteran Of The Day?

    Nerita Davis
    nerta.davs@live.com

    • Gary Hicks August 8, 2016 at 8:00 am

      All it takes is an email to newmedia@va.gov with as much of the information as you can put together with some good photos. Visit our blog post about nominating for how to create the best submission.

  2. Ellen Georgieff August 5, 2016 at 2:46 pm

    I must have over looked the area, or misunderstood the directions. Please tell me how to contribute a candidate for this page, Veteran of the day.” Thank you Ellen Georgieff

    • Gary Hicks August 8, 2016 at 7:50 am

      All it takes is an email to newmedia@va.gov with as much of the information as you can put together with some good photos. Visit our blog post about nominating for how to create the best submission.

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