Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Angelina “Angie” Wiger. Angie served from 2001 to 2005 during the Iraq War.

Angie joined the Army in 2001 and served with the 38th Personnel Services Battalion in Vilseck, Germany from 2001 to 2004. The battalion’s motto was “Provide with Pride”. Angie was then deployed to Baqubah, Iraq from 2004 to 2005 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She was assigned to casualty reporting duties due to her attention to detail and served during the first democratic election in Iraq’s history.

Angie was awarded the Army Achievement Medal and the Army Commendation Medal for her service. She now lives in Hastings, Minnesota and works as a licensed social worker for the Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs.

Thank you for your service, Angie!


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 Feb. 2, 2018

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  1. Gamer February 3, 2018 at 5:44 pm

    Veterans Day is an important day for showing appreciation to members of our military, past and present. Keep up doing good work.

  2. ROMAN February 3, 2018 at 10:32 am

    Thank you-veteran team.

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