Mike Visconage portrait with him sitting in front of the U. S. flag

Mike Visconage serves as the History Program Director and Chief Historian for the Department of Veterans Affairs. He joined VA in July 2019 and was charged with establishing a VA History Office and advancing the development of the National VA History Center as a central location for historical VA artifacts and archival materials. Mike served in the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, including deployments to Iraq as a military field historian and Command Historian for Multi-National Forces. Before joining VA, he worked in a variety of private industry positions, implementing new programs and change-management initiatives. Mike was also an organizer and Co-Director of the Texas World War I Centennial Commemoration from 2015-19.

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