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borne the battle

Each Veteran has “Borne the Battle.” VA’s podcast shares their stories

VA’s podcast “This Week at VA” debuted last year on Veterans Day – sparking some interesting conversations and lessons learned over the course of 55 episodes. Moving forward, the title of the podcast will be “Borne the Battle.”

Boots to business

‘Boots to Business’ helps Air Force Veterans’ business take off

In bringing Lyles BBQ to life, the Lyles overcame many obstacles that are common with the entrepreneurial process. Perseverance, passion, and sheer determination powered the family to ultimately turn their business dreams into reality.


This Veterans Day, add us on Snapchat

Every day, there are on average more than 178 million daily active users on Snapchat. Beginning this week, VA will be sharing Snaps, videos and stories with them at @deptvetaffairs.

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This week we honor Marine Corps Veteran Andrew P. Carpenter.

Andy joined the United States Marine Corps in September 2007 and was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

#VeteranOfTheDay Nominations


Nominate a special Veteran as #VeteranOfTheDay

It’s easy to nominate a Veteran. All it takes is an email to us with as much information as you can put together. Click on the picture to the left for an overview of how to put together a great #VeteranOfTheDay package.

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