I am Captain Todd Veazie, and I am pleased to introduce myself as the new Executive Director of Joining Forces.
As an active duty Naval Special Warfare officer with 26 years of service, I am proud to follow a long line of citizen soldiers dating back to the birth of our Republic. It is a special privilege for me to join First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden in their important work to give back to those who have given so much.
For 93 years Americans have come together on November 11th to honor the valor and sacrifice of those who have served in our Armed Forces. Originally, the day was set aside to celebrate the veterans of the First World War. Later, it was broadened to include every man and woman who has worn the uniform of the United States. And today, we continue that tradition by honoring the service and sacrifice of our troops, our veterans and their families. They are the treasure of our nation and the greatest of every generation.
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