Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Honorio V. Ocampo. Honorio served in the Vietnam War.

With a career spanning more than twenty years, Honorio completed two tours in Vietnam. He served on more than ten ships, including the USS Butner, USS Alamo, and USS Kitty Hawk.

Retiring as a Steward Petty Officer 2nd Class in 1973, Honorio lives today in his hometown of Baguio City, Philippines with his loving wife, Perla. Proud of his service, he is a lifetime and active member of the Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) Post 124.

Thank you for your service, Honorio!


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.


Graphic created by Carl J. Valentino: Carl J. Valentino is a student at the University of Delaware with a Major in International Business and a Minor in Graphic Design.

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Published on Apr. 8, 2017

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