Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Corps Veteran Jesse Howard Robertson.

Jesse enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1942 and served in World War II with the 394th Bomb Squadron. He participated in the Southern Philippines, Luzon, Western Pacific and Air Combat Borneo campaigns.

Jesse celebrates his 100th birthday tomorrow, June 14, 2017. Happy Birthday, Jesse! Thank you for your service.


Nominate a Veteran for #VeteranOfTheDay

Do you want to light up the face of a special Veteran? Have you been wondering how to tell your Veteran they are special to you? You’re in luck! VA’s #VeteranOfTheDay social media feature is an opportunity to highlight your Veteran and his/her service.

It’s easy to nominate a Veteran. All it takes is an email to newmedia@va.gov with as much of the information as you can put together with some good photos. Visit our blog post about nominating for how to create the best submission.


Graphic By Kierra Willis: Kierra Willis is a Graphic Communication Major at the University of Maryland University College. She currently has an AAS in Graphic Design and Visual Communications.

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