Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Ken McKenzie.

Ken served in the Army from 1981 to 2011.

His career includes time in Bosnia, Operation Desert Shield, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Ken was named the Fort Benning “Soldier of the Year” in 1985.

He retired from Balboa Naval Hospital Wounded Warrior Unit. He is currently the owner and operator of Flagpoles by Vets.

Thank you for your service, Ken!

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..

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Published on Oct. 16, 2016

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