Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Logan Agnaarsson. Logan served from August 2006 to January 2016 in both the Iraq War and war in Afghanistan.

After growing up near a Naval community in Port Orchard, Washington, Logan decided to enlist in the Army at the encouragement of his cousin. Logan worked his way to become an NCO and served with the following units: Third Battalion of the 16th Field Artillery Regiment “Thunder”, Second Brigade Combat Team “War Horse” and Fourth Infantry Division “Iron Horse” in Fort Carson, Colorado.

Logan’s earned two Army Commendation Medals, one Army Achievement Medal, two Army Good Conduct Medals, a Meritorious Unit Citation from his time in Iraq and a Valorous Unit Citation from his time in Afghanistan.

Outside of the military, Logan has earned a bachelor’s in environmental science, a master’s in agriculture and life sciences, and is currently completing a graduate certificate in horticulture science. Logan and his wife Katherine currently reside in Port Orchard, Washington.

Thank you for your service, Logan!


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.


Graphic By Joanna Specht: Joanna Specht is a student at Black Hawk College with a Major in Visual Communication. 

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Published on Dec. 27, 2017

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