Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Gary Villereal.

Gary was drafted into the Army in 1968. He served with 1st Cavalry Division, II Field Forces.

He deployed to Vietnam in 1969 and served in several areas including Phouc Vinh, Tan Son Nhut, and Duc Hue.

He left the service in 1970.

Thank you for your service, Gary!


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 Jun. 14, 2017

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