#VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Joseph C. Giammearse


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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Joseph C. Giammearse. Joseph served during the Vietnam War.

After completing advanced infantry training and Airborne Jump school, Joseph was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. On April 6, 1970, he went to Vietnam where he was stationed at Landing Zone English Military Base outside the village of Bong Son. He worked there as a cook for the HHC 2nd Airborne 503rd Infantry 173rd Airborne Brigade until 1971. Joseph now lives in New Jersey and enjoys spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.

Thank you for your service, Joseph!


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Graphic By Lilian Vo: Lilian Vo is an undergraduate senior at George Mason University studying Global Affairs and Intelligence Analysis.

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Kelsey Turner

Kelsey Turner is a sophomore at Brown University studying public policy with a focus in education. She is also a social media intern for the US Department of Veteran Affairs.

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  1. William Ray Goodman    

    On March 29, 2018, Why did Central Office ignore all of the Vietnam Veterans that work for VA? If we are all one family as we have been told, why?

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