Veteran Of The Day
Tran was born in Columbus, Indiana and enlisted to leave his small town and out of a sense of duty and honor.
He was inspired by his father and uncles, who fought in the Vietnam War. He sought to honor their sacrifices by serving as well.
Tran in civilian attire
Tran deployed to Afghanistan during his 16 years of service and was an infantry officer.
Upon leaving the service, Tran became a social worker because he felt that he still had a duty to serve others.