Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is William Hubbard.

Will joined the Marine Corps in 2007 and initially served with 2nd Battalion, 24th Marines. He last deployed with Special Purpose Marine Air, U.S. Southern Command in 2016.

Today he serves as the Vice President of Government Relations at Student Veterans of America. He successfully led the fight to pass the “Forever GI Bill” this passed summer, which secured lifetime education benefits for millions of Veterans.

He received his Bachelors in International Studies from American University.

Thank you for your service, Will!


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 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 Dec. 12, 2017

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