#VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Kilemon Foster


Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Kilemon Foster.

Kilemon served as a mechanic and maintenance officer with the Marines for over 20 years, deploying to Iraq twice for Operation Iraqi Freedom. After returning to civilian life, Foster earned his undergraduate degree and worked as a quality control analyst for Lockheed Martin. He also studied supply chain management at Texas Christian University and earned his master’s degree in 2017 while working full-time. Kilemon has since been promoted to project manager and practices woodworking as a hobby. He lives with his family in Texas. 

Thank you for your service, Kilemon!

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.

Graphic created by Dominique Ramirez: Dominique is a member of VA’s Digital Media Engagement team. He manages multiple pages across the VA.gov domain, including the VAntage Point blog. He also creates graphics for VA’s social media channels.


Nick Pearlman

Nick Pearlman is a junior studying Government and Business Analytics at William and Mary. He is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is currently a writing and social media intern at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.