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Elizabeth “Liz” Holmes, Georgia Regional Group, is an Army veteran. During her career, she attended both the Basic and Advance Ordnance Course and Airborne School. In 1976, she was commissioned to a 2nd Lieutenant in the Ordnance specialty. Following her military service, Ms. Holmes became a United States Postal Service employee, serving in a variety of capacities until she was forced to retire in 2014 due to her vision loss. She left USPS with 36 years and one month of federal service. Ms. Holmes is a widow with two accomplished grown children: Bianca, a Registered Nurse, and Benjamin, a Mechanical Engineer who also currently serves as the BVA Auxiliary as its National Treasurer. She has one grandchild, Scarlett. Ms. Holmes also serves on the Mayor’s Commission for People with Disability Executive Board and attends monthly meetings advocating awareness for the disabled. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Social Studies and master’s degree in Human Relations at DePaul University. Ms. Holmes has been an active member of her regional group and its Columbus Chapter since September 2015. In November of that year, she was appointed chapter secretary. She currently serves as BVA’s National Treasurer and is an active member of the organization’s Women’s Veteran Group Committee. Congratulations LIZ HOLMES!