Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Thomas Hugo Bulgrin.

Thomas served with the Army’s 101st Airborne Division “Screaming Eagles” during the Vietnam War from 1967 to 1969.

During his tour of duty, he received two Bronze Star Medals and two Army Commendation Medals.

Thomas passed away after a battle with prostate cancer.

We honor his service.

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It’s easy to nominate a Veteran. All it takes is an email to 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 Sep. 19, 2016

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  1. Linda Little September 20, 2016 at 1:37 pm

    Thank you for your father and your family.

  2. Michelle Klier September 19, 2016 at 9:11 pm

    Just wanted to say thank you for honoring my father, Thomas Bulgrin veteran of the day. It means alot to me. Im very proud of him and miss him very much. Thank you to all the veterans, your all amazing hero’s! !!

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