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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Charles Chibitty, who served as a Comanche Code Talker in Europe during World War II.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Lewis Nixon III, a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division and took part in the D-Day landings.
Martinsburg Army Veteran Donald “Dusty” Rhodes spent six months as a Prisoner of War before being sent to fight in the Battle of the Bulge.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Wilbur Jackson “Jack” Myers, who served as an antitank gunner during World War II.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran James Richard Hendrix. Hendrix served as an infantryman during World War II and paratrooper during the Korean War.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army and Army Air Forces Veteran Ralph Coleman Graham. Graham served as an engineer and a radio operator during World War II.
“Pops” Rook landed on Omaha Beach on the second day of the invasion of Normandy. He later earned Purple Heart in the Battle of the Bulge.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran James R. Hecox, who served with the 104th Infantry Division in Europe during World War II.
Clyde East served in the Air Force for 25 years, once holding the record for the highest number of repeat combat medals earned during service.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Robert Sharp, who flew bombing missions in France and Germany during World War II.
Franklin Kameny served in the Army during World War II. After being fired from his job for his sexuality, he became a prominent LGBTQ activist.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Rupert Starr who became a prisoner of war (POW) in Germany during World War II and later became a well-known LGBTQ+ activist.
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Last updated November 27, 2022
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