#VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Jason Ward


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Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Jason Ward. Jason served from 1998 to 2014.

Jason served as a Chief Warrant Officer All Source Intelligence Technician and participated in numerous operations, including both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. He was awarded the Bronze Star and Defense Meritorious Service Medal. As part of the DOD’s POW/MIA accountability mission, Jason led Investigation teams across SE Asia and Oceania in search of unaccounted for Americans from WWII and the Vietnam War.

Jason retired in 2014 and is currently living in Michigan. Jason continues to be involved in efforts to investigate unaccounted for Americans and advancing his education.

Thank you for your service, Jason.


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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.


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Author

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.