Thank You to Our Nation’s Veterans
This Veterans Day, lets take a moment to give our thanks to the brave men and women of the armed forces. The commitment and drive of those who have served our country are unparalleled and our appreciation extends far beyond this day.
It is our privilege to partner with service members, veterans, and military spouses who have served our country. We’d like to introduce you to one of our many UberMILITARY partners, David.
NAME: David S.
BRANCH: United States Marine Corps
UBER PARTNER SINCE: November, 2013
“I have a full time job at the airport and I got started with Uber to earn extra income in my spare time. I can now say, it’s not just for the extra income, it’s all about moving riders, and providing each of them with outstanding service.”
Coming up on his two year anniversary as a partner, David says he already has many fond memories—some of which are just driving happy riders and being a part of exciting new launches, like that of uberPOOL. He says the most memorable event to date was thanks to Uber’s partnership with the 40th annual Marine Corps Marathon. UberMILITARY partners were given the chance to win entires into the race; David was one of the winners and was able to successfully run and finish the marathon this October.
David says he owes everything to his wife, Mieraf. Not only has she been a loving an excellent support system but David says she always walks him to his car and helps him prepare his vehicle to ensure it is ready to go for his riders to enjoy.
UberMILITARY is an initiative to bring economic opportunity to members of the military community and their families. We are excited to continue our commitment to partners in the military community and enhance the experience for valued partners like David.
We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.
A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–
This flu season, we’re delivering free flu-fighting care packages across the country. When you receive a pack, you’ll have the option to request a free flu shot from a registered nurse–for up to 5 people.