#VeteranOfTheDay Marine Veteran Sean Riordan


Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Sean Riordan.

Sean enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2003. He served at Twentynine Palms, California with Combat Logistics Battalion as a 3051 Supply Clerk.

He deployed in 2006 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sean got out in 2007 and went on to use his Post-9/11 GI Bill to earn his BFA in Graphic Design.

He currently works as the Digital Art & Design Studio Manager at Harford Community College near Baltimore.

Sean says he loved serving with the military and making friends from various backgrounds and cultures.

Thank you for your service, Sean!

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 newmedia@va.gov with as much of the information as you can put together with some good photos. Visit our blog post about nominating for how to create the best submission.


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.