Gold Star Families—those whose loved ones have died while serving our country—are among the most honored members of the military community. As the Director of UberMILITARY, my job is to ensure we are doing our part to help our armed forces and veterans—and their families. That’s why we’ve partnered with groups like Blue Star Families, […]
Todd Bowers, Director of UberMILITARY, testified before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity this week where he discussed the economic opportunities and flexibility being a driver-partner provides to veterans and military families throughout the country. At the hearing, appropriately titled “Veterans in Tech: Innovative Careers for All Generations of Veterans,” Todd outlined the […]
Dozens of veteran and active military leaders from Student Veterans of America (SVA) gathered at Uber HQ in San Francisco this past weekend for a two-day summit on leadership, technology and bridging the military-civilian divide.
In honor of National Military Appreciation Month, we are proud to announce a new campaign within our UberMILITARY initiative — the UberMILITARY Families Coalition — that will focus specifically on helping military families take advantage of the flexible earning power of the Uber platform.
Last week we asked the Uber Community to join us in the National Salute to Veteran Patients by writing messages of support and gratitude to healing veterans recovering at VA medical centers across the country. We were thrilled to receive thousands of cards from Uber riders, partner drivers, and employees.
Uber is participating in the National Salute this year by helping to connect communities across the country with veterans of the U.S. armed services who are being cared for by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA).
Last night, Uber and Travis were honored to receive the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Civilian Leadership Award in New York City for our UberMILITARY program, capping off a week of moving moments honoring our nation’s veterans. It was an extraordinary privilege for Uber to receive this award on behalf of so many of our nation’s heroes – the men, women and families who have done whatever has been asked in service to our country.
We want to take a moment this Veterans Day to express our gratitude to the brave men and women who have served our country. For all that you and your families have done and all that you continue to do in service to our nation — thank you.