Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Daniel Alexander Weiss.
Daniel served in the Army as a Rifle Platoon Leader in Attack Company, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.
He deployed three times in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
His service began as a Rifleman and SAW Gunner with the 173rd Airborne in Afghanistan in 2005. Between deployments, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Illinois in Chicago. Subsequently, he received his commission as an Infantry Officer, serving as a Rifle Platoon Leader in Afghanistan with the 1-17 Infantry, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat team.
Along with his deployments, he spent time at Fort Lewis, Washington.
Sometime during the night of March 4, 2012, Daniel took his own life.
We honor Daniel’s service.
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