Army Veteran Angie Holbrook is today's Veteran of the Day.

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Angie Holbrook, who served two tours in Iraq and retired after 27 years in service.

Angie Holbrook graduated from Texas Christian University in 1991, where she was a part of the Army ROTC program.

After commissioning from the program, she served as an adjutant general officer for the U.S. Army. Some of her notable assignments include being a division strength manager at Fort Carson, commanding a sustainment battalion at Fort Hood and being a deputy aide to the chief of staff of the Army. She also served two deployments in Iraq from November 2006 to February 2008 and from July 2009 to July 2010.

During her final assignment as a Commander at Fort Belvoir Garrison, she oversaw the opening of a new tax center and expanded the post commissary.

Alongside her service, Holbrook also participated in running and supporting the Wounded Warrior Project and the United Services Organization.

Holbrook received numerous awards during her career including a Legion of Merit and a Bronze Star Medal. She also received the airborne badge.

After 27 years in service, Holbrook retired and works as a manager specializing in providing solutions for the Army sector.

Thank you for your 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? 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.


Editor: Essence McPherson

Fact checkerVivian Hurney

Graphic artist: Michelle Zischke

Share this story

Published on Dec. 18, 2019

Estimated reading time is 1.6 min.

Views to date: 124

One Comment

  1. Senior Veterans Care Network December 18, 2019 at 12:05 pm

    Thank you for your service Angie Holbrook.

Comments are closed.

More Stories

  • John Thurman served in the Marine Corps during World War II, fought on Iwo Jima and saw the famous flag raising on Mount Suribachi.

  • Edward Carter Jr. was one of the few African Americans to be awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during World War II.

  • Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Spiros “Steve” Pisanos, a Greek national who flew for the British Royal Air Force as an American pilot during World War II.