#VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran John Milazzo


Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is John Milazzo, Sr.

John enlisted in the Army in 1957. He graduated from the Army Medical Service School at Fort Sam in Houston, Texas and served as a Surgeon’s Assistant.

He posted overseas with the 7th Evacuation Hospital, spending time in Germany and Sicily. He was proudly honored as Soldier of the Month in January 1959.

John passed away in February 2017.

We honor his service.

Nominate a Veteran for #VeteranOfTheDay

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.


  1. Robert Bostic    

    We honor the service of John Milazzo, Sr.

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