#VeteranOfTheDay Air Force Veteran Dwayne Paro


Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Dwayne Paro.

Dwayne served in the Air Force from 1991 to 1999. He worked in Information Management at Rome Laboratory & SAF/AQ Pentagon.

He deployed in support of Operation Southern Watch in 1994.

He also served as a federal contractor on DIA’s and FBI’s Combating Terrorism teams. He currently works as Chief Information Officer for Modern Technology Solutions in Alexandria, VA.

In his off time he coaches Veterans in transition and hosts the Charlie Mike podcast.

Thank you for your service, Dwayne!

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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.