#VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Sergio Morales


Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Navy Veteran Sergio Morales, Jr.

Sergio served from 2004 to 2012 earning a CS2(SW) rate.

He spent time serving on the USS Stout, USS Gonzalez, and the USS Lebanon. He also was stationed at 29 Palms.

While at 29 Palms, Sergio served his final tour onboard USS Mercy, a naval hospital ship out of San Diego. The Mercy only has a skeleton crew, so it requires pulling an assortment of Servicemembers from four branches to fully deploy. The Mercy deploys for humanitarian use, including bringing medical services to other countries.

Sergio recently graduated from American University with a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science.

Thank you for your service, Sergio!

Nominate a Veteran for #VeteranOfTheDay

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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.