Veterans Day

Veterans Day 2017

Veterans, a big thank-you for your service from Wendy, with particular note to those in her well-represented family.

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PFJ donates $125k to company helping military vets start businesses

Bunker Labs has helped veterans launch more than 360 companies since 2014, creating more than 1,700 new jobs. Of the $125,000 donated by PFJ, $25,000 will be applied directly to expanding the Bunker Labs chapter in Tennessee.

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Fleets recognize military veteran drivers

A number of trucking companies honored their military veteran drivers with events and even pay increases for Veterans Day last week.

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The importance of remembering

Wendy recalls a young Marine from her days working in long-term-health-care facilities who taught here a lesson in respect.

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Thank a military veteran, drivers

And if you're a veteran yourself, here's a hearty thank-you for your service to the nation from us. Several truckers who've quietly dedicated part of their efforts this year to honoring veterans are detailed here.

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Veterans Day: Truckers thanked for their service in U.S. military

Stories of truckers who served in the military and a few Veterans Day specials for drivers.

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Thoughts on Veterans Day 2015

"Every day is Veterans Day" for many former members of the U.S. Armed Forces and "it's not always a celebration." Wendy here highlights testimony from one, and a tribute from a reader.

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The meltdown in the melting pot

"Freedom means different things to different people. Some don't appreciate it enough to think it gives them the right to do anything. The apathetic are the most dangerous."

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Veterans Day tributes on OverdriveRetro

OverdriveRetro, the magazine's website devoted Overdrive's 50 years' coverage of truckers and trucking, features drivers such as Vietnam veteran Douglas Fetterly and others who served in the nation's armed forces to commemorate Veterans Day, Nov. 11. In the photo above, Fetterly was reading Overdrive while stationed near the Cambodian border in 1967. Read about Fetterly here and see a display of Veterans Day-themed trucks from back issues of Overdrive here, at OverdriveRetro.

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Veterans Day: Memories of mail call amid war’s toll

Retired owner-operator Doug Fetterly's first job out of high school, in 1966, was with the Fourth Infantry Division of the U.S. Army in Vietnam.

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