#VeteranOfTheDay Keith Streicher


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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Keith Streicher. Keith served in the United States Army from 2008 to 2011.

When Keith enlisted in 2008, he served first as a unit supply logistics specialist and then a senior logistician in Iraq at Camp Mejid during Operation New Dawn. He was also stationed at Camp Stanley in South Korea and Fort Stewart in Georgia.

After he left the service in 2011, Keith began working as a Veteran’s advocate. He has been dedicated to public service through his work in the White House, on Capitol Hill, and with large nonprofits and Veteran service organizations.

Keith is also the founder of the Veterans Leadership Coalition. He continues to serve both the Veteran community and active duty Servicemembers, as he consults with leaders and advocates in the veteran community. One of Keith’s goals is to advocate for his brothers and sisters in arms returning home and navigating life as combat Veterans.

Thank you for your service, Keith!


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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 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.


Graphic By Kierra Willis: Kierra Willis is a Graphic Communication Major at the University of Maryland University College. She currently has an AAS in Graphic Design and Visual Communications.

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Natalie Himmel

Natalie Himmel is a senior at University of Iowa, majoring in English and International Studies with a focus on Global Resources and the Environment. She has published work for Iowa United Nations Association and Huffington Post. She currently serves as an Honors Writing Fellow for University of Iowa, the Vice President of UI’s European Horizon’s Chapter, and writes environmentally-focused content for Odyssey. She is also a Social Media Intern for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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