#VeteranOfTheDay Marine Veteran Perry Lee Peoples


Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Veteran Perry Lee Peoples. Perry served during the Vietnam War from 1966 to 1967.

Perry was from Dodson, Louisiana and joined the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment as a rifleman.

He was well liked by everyone in his platoon and enjoyed listening to oldies music.

Perry was killed in action in Vietnam, on his birthday, April 26, 1967.

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 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.


Lindsey Hall

Lindsey Hall is a junior at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, New Hampshire studying Communication with a Business Application, with minors in Spanish and International Affairs. Lindsey is also a Writing and Editing intern for the US Department of Veteran Affairs.


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