• #VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Robert Fischman

    Today's #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Robert Fischman, who served in World War II and aided in the recovery of wounded American troops during the invasion of Normandy.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Medgar Evers

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Medgar Evers, who was a prominent civil rights leader motivated by his military service to abolish racial discrimination.

  • America250: Army Air Forces Veteran Leonard Zerlin

    This week’s America250 salute is Army Air Forces Veteran Leonard Zerlin, a turret gunner on D-Day who received a Silver Star.

  • Army Veteran, 98, honored on POW/MIA Day

    Gulf Coast VA honors Dayton Shell, held as a POW after his unit was forced to surrender to German forces in France in 1944.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Louis C. Graziano

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Louis C. Graziano, who was part of the third wave of landings in Normandy during World War II.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Guy Whidden

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Guy Whidden, who served as a paratrooper during the Normandy landings.

  • Johnnie Jones, civil rights icon, gets Purple Heart 77 years after World War II wounds

    It’s been 77 years and Johnnie Jones still sees the […]

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Raymond Lambert

    On the D-Day anniversary, today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Raymond Lambert, who landed on Omaha Beach during the Normandy invasion.

  • A Veteran’s WWII battles – A Memorial Day tribute

    A VA employee’s emotional tribute to “Uncle Lefty,” who fought across Europe and later pitched for the Brooklyn Dodgers. “We had a job to do and we did it. I’m proud of what we did. I’d do it again.”

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Preston Earl Bagent

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Preston Earl Bagent, who was among the first wave of soldiers to storm the beaches during D-Day.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Air Forces Veteran Jack A. Jackson

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Jack. A. Jackson, who served as a pilot in the European theater during World War II.

  • #VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran William M. McConahey

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran William McConahey, who served as a battalion surgeon with the 90th Infantry Division during World War II.

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