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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Forces Veteran Charles Bronson, who served as a B-29 aerial gunner during World War II and later became a Hollywood action star.
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.
#VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran James David Watkins. A Veteran of World War II, The Korean War and Vietnam, Watkins served as a nuclear submariner for much of his career.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran and Medal of Honor recipient William R. Charette, who served as a hospital corpsman in the Korean War.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Donna Marie Hortop, who served as a mental health flight commander and chief of mental health.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran William Gabbard, who performed with the U.S. Army Field Band for 30 years. Now retired from service, Gabbard directs the adult choir at his local church.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is decorated Fighter Pilot Rear Adm. Eugene “Gene” George Fairfax, who served in World War II and Vietnam.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Robert M. White, the first pilot of a winged aircraft to fly into space, becoming the first winged astronaut in 1962.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Wreford Goss Chapple, who served as a naval submariner throughout World War II and fought in defense of the Philippines.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Leo J. Dulacki. Dulacki served aboard multiple naval vessels during the Second World War.
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Last updated September 29, 2022
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