#VeteranOfTheDay Navy Veteran Allen Seymour


Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is World War II Veteran Allen Seymour.

Allen served in the Navy from 1943 to 1946.

He was stationed at Moffett Air Field in Sunnyvale, California. This base was home for aircraft used in coastal defense. He was with a bomber squadron during his time there.

Allen and his wife are celebrating 70 years of marriage today, June 28, 2017.

Thank you for your service, Allen, and happy anniversary!

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.