U.S. Military & Veterans

  • General Motors produced the Commercial Utility Cargo Vehicle (CUCV, pronounced “cuck-vee”) from 1983 to 1986, with model years of 1984 to 1987. 
    Motor Age Magazine
  • Like a lot of people mentioned in the May issue of Motor Age magazine, David Wittmayer laid the foundation for his career via the military, namely as a Navy machinist’s mate in the mid-70s. 
    Robert Bravender
  • Aftermarket parts suppliers and distributors struggle daily with forecasting and inventory management challenges. But imagine supplying replacement parts for a vehicle fleet spread across the entire globe where vehicles are frequently damaged by gunfire, artillery and roadside bombs.
    Brian Albright
  • From Jeeps to Hummers and so much more, OEMs and military procurement officers have long been allies in marshalling the very best in vehicle innovations to keep our armed forces safely on the move.
    James E. Guyette
  • Art Ickes, president of Spartan Motors' specialty vehicles business unit, spoke to Aftermarket Business World about the company’s work with the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency.
    Art Ickes
  • I think we need to check our priorities. Before we try to give everyone every conceivable entitlement, what’s wrong with taking care of those who took care of us first?
  • As a result of this moment of clarity our entire Advanstar Automotive Group has worked diligently on our special “Salute The Troops” issues for every property we produce in May.
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  • OEMs with a worldwide presence are supporting allies across the globe by supplying them with military vehicles containing components manufactured in the U.S.
    James E. Guyette
  • As chairman of the May 20-21 Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS), Denny Welvaert has applied his military experiences to connect with success in the business world.
    Denny Welvaert
  • How do you say good-bye to someone who is leaving for military deployment, especially those headed into harm’s way?
    AASA, OAC
  • Audi of America has launched a new program to hire skilled former military mechanics and technicians as certified service technicians at its dealerships.
    Brian Albright
  • Mitch Kudler was one of the first managers to hire technicians via Audi's Veterans to Technicians program, and currently has four military veterans on his staff with plans to hire more.
    Mitch Kudler
  • Working on a 1985 M1008 single cab, 8-foot bed tactical 1.25 ton, 4X4 Chevrolet Commercial Utility Cargo Vehicle.
    Motor Age Magazine
  • Everyone knows that it’s good and important to hire veterans, but we need to get past the politically correct speak and look at whether it’s good for you.
    Chris Frederick
  • Military hybrid vehicle designs do a lot more than just save fuel.
    Pete Meier
  • Today’s average citizen seldom considers the Jeep an offspring of a hero, although there are still those tried-and-true followers who connect the present to the Jeep’s star-spangled past. Transformation into the vehicle we all know and love today was not without difficulty, and the latest version of the vehicle is posh compared with its WW II grandfather. 
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  • As employees, veterans may be able to take your shop from good to great.
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  • A multitude of job paths exist in auto care for veterans’ civilian life success.
    Bob Greenwood
  • To say Professional Automotive Technicians' Jim Wakefield was proud of his military service in the Navy during the Vietnam War would be an understatement. 
    Robert Bravender
  • From the start, the DUKW has been an amphibious wonder.
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