#VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran John “Wolf” Wagner


Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is John “Wolf” Wagner.

Wolf served in the Army from 1981 to 2016.

He started as a Teletype Operator in 1981. He was commissioned after graduating from Ohio University in 1985. He became a 25A Signal Officer in 1986 and a year later he became a 46A Public Affairs Officer.

Wolf served three tours to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, leading more than 160 missions.

He has a passion for motorcycles, owning six of his own.

Thank you for your service, Wolf!

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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.


  1. Gordon J. Billger, Jr.    

    This is a wonderful change from what we have seen in the past. Thank God for veterans. Thank God for the new President and Vice President.
    Gordon Billger
    SSG USA Ret.
    missionary to the Republic of Panama/Honduras
    Elementary School teacher

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