Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is William “Bill” Bates.

Bill served in the Navy as a Gunners Mate 3rd Class.

He was stationed in Guam and served in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Thank you for your service, Bill!


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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. John beams August 7, 2017 at 10:19 pm

    Our community group is trying to get sidewalks for our veterans who are blind..disabled….the town has limited money..and can not follow ADA..requirements..how can we get help from the VA

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