Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Robert Craft.

Robert served in the Army from 2005 to 2013 as an Airborne Infantryman. He deployed during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. His assignments include the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division and 509th Infantry Regiment.

Robert loved being an infantryman and serving his country. After separating from the Army in 2013, he remains dedicated to community service. He is currently a Junior Vice Commander of the local chapter of Veterans of Foreign Wars. He also manages several charity auctions and coaches youth baseball in his spare time. Robert currently resides in Anna, Illinois and is pursuing a degree in business administration.

Beyond his role as a giving community member, Robert is also a devoted husband and father.

Thank you for your service, Robert!

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.

Graphic By Kierra Willis: Kierra Willis is a Graphic Communication Major at the University of Maryland University College. She currently has an AAS in Graphic Design and Visual Communications.

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Published on Feb. 15, 2017

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  1. Robert Bostic February 16, 2017 at 2:27 pm

    Than you for your service – Army Veteran Robert Craft!

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