• #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 Shelia Anthony

    During National Black History Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Shelia Anthony, who served two tours in Afghanistan.

  • #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.

  • AARP celebrates Black Veterans who served

    AARP celebrates Black Veterans who served to ensure our freedom by sharing their stories. Read more on Hilda Griggs and Frank Macon.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Hildreth Walker Jr.

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Hildreth Walker Jr., who loved science and contributed to the development of notable technological innovations.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Frances E. Wills Thorpe

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Frances E. Thorpe, who was one of the first African American women commissioned as an officer.

  • Helping Veterans handle a silent killer: Hypertension

    Many Veterans have hypertension and do not know it. It's often considered the silent killer. My HealtheVet has these steps to control blood pressure and lower your risk for heart disease.

  • Doris “Dorie” Miller: The Hero of Pearl Harbor

    Doris “Dorie” Miller, an African American sailor, was one of the most unsung American heroes of World War II. His actions during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor helped save many lives and served as an inspiration to countless others.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Alice Evamae Ewing Phillips

    Women’s Army Corps Veteran Alice Evamae Ewing Phillips served during World War II in the medical field.

  • Beaufort National Cemetery: From Glory to Great Santini

    A look at the Beaufort National Cemetery and the African-American soldiers in the Massachusetts 54th Infantry regiment.

  • 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.

  • Black History Month and VA’s Caretakers of History

    In the midst of Black History Month a Veteran takes a look at the National Cemetery Administration and their role in preserving history.

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