Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Dan Manrique. Dan served during the Afghanistan War.

Dan served with the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division and was deployed to Afghanistan with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit in 2007. After his time of service, Dan worked with various non-profits. The first being an LA non-profit that helped provide financial planning assistance for Veterans with mental health diagnoses. He joined Team RWB, in 2012, as a volunteer, and only recently took a full-time position with the company.

Dan, a Thousands Oaks native, was the head of the Ventura County Team RWB chapter. He was one of 12 people killed at the Borderline Bar & Grill on November 7th.

We honor his service.


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 Whitney Moore: Whitney is an undergraduate senior at Southern New Hampshire University studying Social Media Marketing.

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Published on Nov. 10, 2018

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  1. Robert Bostic November 13, 2018 at 2:12 pm

    We honor the service of Marine Corps Veteran Dan Manrique

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