#VeteranOfTheDay Marine Veteran James Clark


Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is James Clark.

James served in the Marine Corps from 2008 to 2012 as a combat correspondent.

He deployed twice with 1st Battalion, 6th Regiment. Once to Marjah, Afghanistan and again to Kajaki, Afghanistan.

James has worked at Task & Purpose since 2014. His current role is as T&P’s Veterans reporter, covering a mix of topics that are community driven.

Thank you for your service, James!

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 information as you can put together, along with some good photos. Visit our blog post about nominating to learn 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.