#VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Nicholas S. Amsberry


Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Nicholas S. Amsberry. Nicholas served from 2003 to 2018.

Nicholas was born on Sept. 30, 1983 in Mesa, Arizona and enlisted in the Army as an infantryman. He was deployed four times, twice to both Iraq and Afghanistan.

In September 2017, he was then deployed with the 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve in Germany and died on Feb. 4, 2018.

For his service, Nicholas earned the Meritorious Service Medal, five Army Commendation Medals, seven Army Achievement Medals, and many more.

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.

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.


Paola Santiago

Paola Santiago is a graduate student at Liberty University, studying International Relations. She is originally from Naranjito, Puerto Rico and is currently a Social Media Intern for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.