#VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Michael Le Buhn


Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Michael Le Buhn.

Michael enlisted in the Army in 2005.

He served with 15th Finance Battalion from 2006-2009 and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom for 14 months during that time. Michael was awarded a Purple Heart for an injury he took from a blast.

He went on to serve with White House Communications Agency in 2009 until his discharge in 2013.

Michael is a graduate of University of Illinois and a Veteran Consultant for Kankakee Community College.

He is currently pursuing a career in comedy.

Thank you for your service, Michael!

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Timothy Lawson

Timothy Lawson has been a member of VA’s Digital Media Engagement team since April 2016 and is the host of VA’s official podcast, Borne the Battle. He graduated from American University’s School of Communications in 2016 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Tim is a Marine Corps Veteran having served as a Marine Security Guard posted at embassies in Algeria, Russia, and Peru.