Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Chris Newsome.

Chris, a Cincinnati native, served from June 2002 to June 2006 with 82nd Airborne Division. He served one deployment to Afghanistan and two to Iraq.

Chris received the Army Commendation Medal for outstanding service during combat operations.

He currently serves as the Vice President of Candidate Acquisition with RecruitMilitary. His primary mission is to provide all military/veteran men, women, and their spouses have access to employment resources and professional development.

Thank you for your service, Chris!

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

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