Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Jose Devera.

Jose served from 1998 to 2013 as a 0931 Combat Marksmanship Trainer.

Jose served in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and NATO’s International Security Assistance Force through the Georgian Deployment Program.

Among many awards, Jose has received three Navy and Marine Corps Achievement medals.

he is a California DOJ Bureau of Firearms Certified Instructor.

In 2013, Jose and four others founded the Light Reaction Training Group Mobile Training Team.

Thank you for your service, Jose!

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 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 Jan. 16, 2017

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