• #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Walter “Wally” Schirra

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Walter “Wally” Schirra Jr., who served as a Navy pilot during World War II and the Korean War before becoming a NASA astronaut.

  • VA researchers, scientists at forefront of groundbreaking medical advancements

    Throughout its history of more than 75 years, VA has funded critical research that has led to many medical advancements instrumental to the agency’s primary goal: to honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.

  • America250: Air Force Veteran Charles Duke

    This week’s America250 salute is Air Force Veteran Charles Duke, a fighter interceptor pilot who became the youngest man to walk on the moon.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Alan Shepard

    Alan Shepard served in the Navy aboard a destroyer and as a test pilot. He was a member of the NASA Mercury Seven and became the first American to travel into space.

  • Neil Armstrong: American pioneer

    NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong was the first person to walk on the moon. He was also a seasoned Naval aviator.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Air Forces Veteran Joseph A. Walker

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Forces Veteran Joseph A. Walker, who flew 58 combat missions during World War II and later became a NASA test pilot.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Marine Corps Veteran James E. Webb

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran James E. Webb, second administrator of NASA and the namesake of the James Webb Space Telescope.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Air Force Veteran Karol J. Bobko

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Karol J. Bobko, who served as a fighter pilot before becoming a NASA astronaut.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Laurel Clark

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Laurel Clark, who served as an undersea medical officer and a NASA astronaut.

  • America250: Navy Veteran Sunita Williams

    This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Sunita Williams, who served as a Gulf War helicopter pilot before becoming a NASA astronaut.

  • Randolph Bresnik: 2nd generation aviator

    Randolph Bresnik served in the Marine Corps during Operations Southern Watch and Iraqi Freedom. In 2004, he was selected to become a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Marine Corps Veteran Charles Bolden

    During Black History Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Veteran Charles Bolden, an aviator, an astronaut and a NASA administrator.

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