• Stayce Harris: Trailblazing and flying high

    Stayce Harris was inspired by the Tuskegee Airmen and female pilots to serve in the Air Force. She later became the first African American woman to serve as a United States Air Force Lieutenant General

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Air Force Veteran Daniel James Jr.

    During National Black History Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Daniel James Jr., the first African American Air Force general.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Ruben Rivers

    During National Black History Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Ruben Rivers, who received a Medal of Honor for actions in WWII.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Vincent Brooks

    During Black History Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Vincent K. Brooks, the first African American cadet brigade commander.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran William VanHooks Jr.

    During National African American History Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran William VanHooks Jr., who served 22 years.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Vivian Mildred Corbett Bailey

    During National African American History Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Vivian Mildred “Millie” Corbett Bailey, who served in World War II.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Nekohl Mace

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Nekohl Mace, who served in the Army Reserve between 1989-1997 as a medical laboratory specialist.

  • Vietnam Veteran keeps black history alive in Louisiana

    The installation featuring Smith’s work is currently on display at the New Orleans Veterans medical center in honor of Black History Month 2019.

  • A Legacy of Exceptional Service

    For African American History month, we look at the history of their fight for America's freedom. The VA presents a video tribute to their legacy.

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