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Mar 2, 2015

Lady Brigade – Clothing for the Female Veteran

When we imagine veterans we usually conjure an image of a man coming back from Afghanistan. Rarely do we think of a woman. But the stark reality is that women make up more than 16% of the total Army, the largest portion in history. That’s over 13,000 women veterans who will soon be returning home […]

BuzzFeed Soldier Video
Feb 20, 2015

Real Talk: The Stereotypes Returning Soldiers Face

A new video launched by BuzzFeed titled, “Awkward Things People Say to Soldiers,” shows a soldier’s homecoming and the reactions he receives from friends and acquaintances. The video is thought-provoking and opens the conversation about the stereotypes returning soldiers face. Like the popular film, American Sniper, real-life depictions such as these are changing the way we look at soldiers and […]

American Sniper movie
Jan 20, 2015

Why You Should Watch ‘American Sniper’ If You Love Veterans

When we think of veterans portrayed in the media, we often think of men and women with vacant eyes, internally suffering over images of gunfire and bloodshed in overseas lands. To assume that all veterans are gun-toting radicals, suffering from PTSD and prone to violence, is one of the greatest injustices we can do to the […]

Dec 1, 2014

Thank You To Our Donors!

We asked our donors why they decided to donate their beloved cars to Vets Vehicles and this is what they said: I know many veterans and would like to help them in any way that I can for their service to our country. -Minhy, Hyde Park, NY I appreciate the sacrifice that each and every soldier […]

abandoned car
Nov 21, 2014

Environmental Benefits of Car Donation

A little known fact about car donation is that it’s actually one of the most environmentally responsible ways to get rid of your old car. The oldest cars on the road are also some of the most environmentally-polluting. These vehicles are known as End-Of-Life-Vehicles (ELVs) and they include cars over 20 model years old, with […]

veteran noah galloway
Oct 9, 2014

Disabled Veteran Noah Galloway Inspires Us All

Disabled veteran Noah Galloway graces the November cover of Men’s Health as the “Ultimate Men’s Health Guy”. Thousands of men around the country submitted their stories to be considered for the 2014 Ultimate Men’s Health guy distinction and the magazine chose Galloway, showing that his story of resilience as an amputee veteran is relatable to all men […]

veterans supporter robin williamms
Aug 13, 2014

A Tribute to Robin Williams: Veterans Supporter and Philanthropist

Like so many individuals around the world, Robin Williams brightened our lives with his comedic genius and heartfelt spirit. His death earlier this week saddened us beyond words. What many people do not know is that along with his successful career in comedy and acting, Williams was also a passionate supporter of veterans and active duty […]

for love of country book cover
Jul 31, 2014

What to Read: For Love of Country

Two for our nation’s leading public figures have teamed up to write a book dedicated to veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Howard Schultz, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Starbucks Coffee Company and Rajiv Chandrasekaran, senior correspondent and associate editor of the Washington Post have written a book featuring the contributions of […]

sword and plough military bags
Jul 23, 2014

Sword & Plough: Helping Veterans One Bag at a Time

I came across Sword & Plough while researching socially responsible companies that are not just focused on making profits, but also on doing social good. Sword & Plough is is a fantastic example of a company that raises profits while also creating solutions to social issues; in this case by helping to employ our nation’s veterans. Sword & […]

author Angie Ricketts
Jul 17, 2014

‘No Man’s War’ Captures the Struggles and Strengths of Army Wives

We’re excited to read Angela Rickett’s new memoir, No Man’s War, which casts an irreverent eye on the struggles of army wives. In No Man’s War, writer and army wife Angela Ricketts writes about the responsibilities of being an officer’s wife and the difficulties she faced during her husband’s deployments. Ricketts’ husband was deployed eight times — four of […]