• #VeteranOfTheDay Marine Corps Veteran Alfred Bancroft

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Alfred Bancroft, who served three tours of duty during the Vietnam War.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran John David Perez

    During Hispanic Heritage Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran John David Perez, who retired after 30 years as a master chief petty officer.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Air Force Veteran Patrick Peter Caruana

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Patrick Peter Caruana, who started enlisted and rose to lieutenant general.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Ihechiluru Ekeke

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Ihechiluru Ekeke, a Nigerian native who served 20 years combined as enlisted and an officer.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Zacharias Buob

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Zacharias Buob, a special warfare combatant-craft crewman who served for 20 years until his death in 2015.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Marvin D. Kellem IV

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Marvin D. Kellem IV, who served for more than 30 years as both enlisted and officer.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Air Corps Veteran William Clark Gable

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Force Veteran William Clark Gable, who served in Europe as an aerial gunner and photographer during World War II.

  • Enslaved to Enlisted: Reddy Gray’s Grave is Underground Railroad site

    Former slave and Civil War Veteran Reddy Gray died on this day in 1922, when he was 79 years old. He was buried in Baltimore’s Loudon Park National Cemetery--the first VA burial site included in the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Denton W. Crocker Sr. and Denton “Mogie” W. Crocker Jr.

    Although born decades apart and serving in two different wars, a father and son both showed patriotism and heroism in their quests to preserve freedom.

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