Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is William Darwin.

William served as a Swim Instructor in the Navy during World War II. His most proud accomplishment is teaching young men how to survive in the water.

He currently works part-time at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

William recently turned 100-years-old and he attributes his longevity to eating healthy, laughing a lot and loving hard.

Thank you for your service, William!

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 information as you can put together, along with some good photos. Visit our blog post about nominating to learn how to create the best submission.

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Published on Oct. 11, 2017

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