Today’s Veteran of the Day is Army Veteran Adam West.

Adam, born William West Anderson, grew up in Washington state and graduated from Whitman College.

He was drafted into the Army and served as an announcer for American Forces Network.

He went on to play his iconic role as Batman in the 1960s, both on television and on film.

He’s also voiced animated characters on numerous shows, including his long-running character Mayor Adam West on Family Guy.

Adam died on June 9, 2017.

We honor his service.


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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.

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  1. Hector Gordils June 16, 2017 at 1:08 pm

    Adam West was the very best.

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