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Navy Veteran Charles E. Rosendahl commanded several American airships during the 1920s and 1930s and witnessed the Hindenburg disaster in 1937.
This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Lenah S. Higbee, the first living female recipient of the Navy Cross.
Navy Veteran John Thach served in World War II and the Korean War. He invented the Thach Weave and Big Blue Blanket Defense.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Lofton Henderson. Henderson served as a pilot during World War II.
During National Native American Heritage Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran James E. “Willie” Williams, a Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Richard “Dick” Best, who served as a dive bomber during the Battle of Midway during World War II.
During National Native American Heritage Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Gregory Boyington, a World War II Medal of Honor recipient.
Marine Corps Veteran Daniel Daly fought during World War I, and at age 44, nearly earned a third Medal of Honor at the Battle of Belleau Wood.
During Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Gordon Chung-Hoon, a World War II Navy Cross recipient.
On the Marine Corps birthday, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Matthew Thomas Abbate, who received a Navy Cross for actions in Afghanistan.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Lloyd E. Karch, who earned a Navy Cross for his actions during the Battle for Leyte Gulf Oct. 24, 1944.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Kurt Chew-Een Lee, who received a Navy Cross and Silver Star during the Korean War.
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Last updated September 28, 2022
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