Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Kathy Heidecker Gillespie.

Kathy served for ten years in the Army as an 88N, Transportation Management Coordinator.

She served multiple posts including Fort Eustis and Fort Monmouth, and she deployed to Egypt for Operation Bright Star.

Kathy also participated as an entertainer with the U.S. Army Soldier Show.

Now, she works as a prenatal surgical technician and continues to serve our country as a military spouse.

Thank you for your service, Kathy!

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 Aug. 6, 2017

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