#VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Cesar Jesus Visurraga


Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Cesar Jesus Visurraga.

Cesar served in the Army from 2005 to 2013.

He was an Army Nurse Officer serving in Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

Cesar deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2007 with the 86th Combat Support Hospital. There he served as Head Nurse, Charge Nurse, and a critical care nurse.

After that experience, he went back to school to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. He currently serves proudly as a CRNA for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Thank you for your service, Cesar!

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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.