White House Author
Stephen Sherman, who is 91 years old and one of the few surviving African American veterans of World War II, served with honor in both the European and Pacific theatres of war. For more than 12 years, Mr. Sherman made it his mission to offer his help to countless disabled veterans across the nation. He has worked tirelessly to locate and help homeless, disabled and mentally ill veterans living on the streets of America. Mr. Sherman established the Dorie Miller Memorial Foundation, which works to connect veterans with evidence-based healthcare, telemedicine, wellness and family consultation, employment programs, and more. Stephen Sherman is being recognized as a Champion of Change for his dedication to service and his continued support for efforts to: end homelessness, boost employment and treat mental health disparities for fellow veterans.