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Army Veteran Hank Welzel served in the Korean War, but his military experience began in the German Army during World War II.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Willis Lee Benton, a prisoner of war who survived the Bataan Death March.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Charles H. Brown, who served in the Navy as a pilot during World War II.
This POW/MIA Recognition Day story highlights Army Air Corps Veteran Jim Fall, 99, who had to bail out when his plane was hit. He spent the next 11 months as a POW… with a broken leg.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Force Veteran Lawrence Dickson, who served with the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Forces Veteran Robert Hite, who served as a pilot during the Doolittle Raid on Japan during World War II.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Joseph W. Kittinger Jr., a pilot who took part in several notable pre-space race projects and served during the Vietnam War as a fighter pilot.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran George “Bud” Day, who served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, and was awarded a Medal of Honor.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Corps Veteran Daniel Crowley, who served in the Pacific during World War II and was taken as a prisoner of war (POW) by the Japanese.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran James Lamar Stone, a Medal of Honor recipient who was a Korean War POW by Chinese forces for 22 months.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Paul A. Avolese, who served as a radar navigator during the Vietnam War.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Vetaran Hubert Zemke, a decorated World War II pilot and prisoner of war.
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Last updated November 27, 2022
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