Millie Dunn Veasey (January 31, 1918 – March 9, 2018)
 was an American veteran, who served from 1942 to 1945 in the
Women’s Army Corps (WAC) and the
Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC).
After returning home from
World War II, she worked as executive secretary at
St. Augustine’s University and was active in the civil rights movement with the Raleigh-Wake Chapter of the
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), where she became president in 1965.
Veasey was born in
North Carolina, just nine blocks away from the
North Carolina State Capitol building
 as one of six children in the family.
 She was named for her grandmother, Millie Gunter Henry, who inspired her by continually seeking to serve others, through work at Raleigh's
First Baptist Church on Wilmington Street, where Veasey attended.
Washington High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. After graduating from Washington, Veasey worked with the
Wake County extension agent before joining the army.