Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Emma Breitbarth, who served in the 509th Bomb Wing and now helps Veterans with career advising.
Emma J. Breitbarth served in the Air Force from 1985 to 1989. She served in the 509 Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. While she was in the service, Breitbarth earned an Air Force Achievement Medal and Good Conduct Medal.
Breitbarth now dedicates her time and service to providing career advising for Veterans. She works with the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) in Tyler, Texas. Breitbarth is active in the East Texas Veteran Community and serves as a member of the East Texas Community Council. She also serves as a board member with Community Assisting Military Personnel and Veterans. The organization, located in Tyler, is a place for Veterans to go to find any information or resources they need.
Breitbarth has received numerous awards for her service in the Veteran community, including the Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Specialist of the Year Award, the TVC Region III Veterans Employment Representative of the Quarter Award, the TVC Excellence Award and the TVC Outreach Excellence – North District Award.
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