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This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Joseph T. O’Callahan, who served as a chaplain in World War II and received a Medal of Honor.
Emil Joseph Kapaun served in WWII and the Korean War as an Army Captain and Catholic priest. During the Korean War, he was captured and died as a prisoner of war.
Veteran Henry Howard was “hiding things” until he called the VA Crisis Hotline. He tells how a VA team, “Transformed me into a new person.”
During Social Work Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force and Army Veteran James Broome, who served 27 years and is now a VA social worker.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran David Roy Ellis, who served as a chaplain in a Military Police Battalion in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Marcus Hives, a health technician at the Baton Rouge Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, received The Chapel of the Four Chaplains Legion of Honor Award.
Army Veteran Jeff Struecker was an Army Ranger in the Battle of Mogadishu who led a convoy to get injured soldiers back to base.
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Last updated September 25, 2022
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