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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Alma Grocki, the first woman from Hawaii to graduate from the United States Naval Academy.
Navy Veteran Robert Shumaker served during the Vietnam War. He was captured by North Vietnamese forces and held as a prisoner of war for eight years.
Cmdr. Ernest E. Evans captained the USS Johnston which sank during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. For his actions, he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Mitchell Harris, who served three overseas tours and went on to play professional baseball.
Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire, philanthropist and third-party presidential candidate, died this week at his home in Texas. He was 89.
Thomas Hudner earned the first Medal of Honor awarded during the Korean War for trying to save his wingman.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Evan Messiha. He graduated from Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a minor in Arabic.
Senator John McCain lived a life of patriotism through public and military service as a Navy Veteran, US Representative and Senator.
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Last updated October 1, 2022
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