#VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Juan Meave


Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Juan Meave. Juan served from 2006 to 2009 during the Iraq War.

Juan enlisted in the Army in 2006 and was posted at Fort Polk, Louisiana. He soon deployed to Iraq where he continued his work as an Army mechanic. After his honorable discharge in 2009, Juan earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2012 and worked as an accountant.

To further advance his career, Juan enrolled in graduate school at TCU. He earned his Master of Business Administration in the energy field in 2015. Since his graduation, Juan has worked as a senior financial analyst in Fort Worth, Texas.

Thank you for your service, Juan!

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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.