Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Shane Mields.

Shane served in the Navy from 1991 to 1999 as a Damage Controlman.

He served in Japan and Washington state. While deployed, Shane visited ports in Japan, Korea, Singapore, the Philippines, Australia, Abu Dahbi, Honk Kong, and more.

He was awarded a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for his service.

Thank you for your service, Shane!

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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 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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