Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran James Webb. James served from 2001-2005.

James served as an assualtman and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. His service is decorated with many awards including the Purple Heart, Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal with Combat V, Iraq Campaign Medal, and many others.

After leaving the Marine Corps he earned his Master of Business Administration from Mount St. Joseph University and is currently employed by the Department of Defense at Wright Patterson AFB. He enjoys spending time with his family and five dogs.

Thank you for your service, James!

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 Jul. 15, 2017

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