The positive impact we can make for military communities takes many different forms. Here are some of the ways Ford has been able to contribute to our service members across the country.
In partnership with the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Hall of Heroes celebrates those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to help veterans deal with serious physical and emotional trauma. In the photo above, Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly welcomes Blue Star Families CEO Kathy Roth-Douquet into the Hall of Heroes.READ MORE ON Kathy Roth-Douquet
The Guitars for Vets organization just got some serious amplification. Ford and Luke Combs have teamed up to support G4V, kicking off the collaboration at the 55th Academy of Country Music AwardsTM.READ MORE ON LUKE COMBS
Robert Parker, a U.S. Army veteran of Desert Storm, has answered the call for our country once again. He has been assembling face shields at Ford subsidiary Troy Design Manufacturing (TDM) and is one of the many volunteer workers building much needed medical supplies for front-line responders, healthcare workers, COVID-19 patients and current military members.READ MORE ON ARMY VET
Collaborating with the Department of Defense, Ford delivered 200,000 face shields to military bases in both the U.S. and in areas where our troops are currently deployed. During the pandemic, Ford had to stop making automobiles for the first time since World War II and shifted to producing personal protective equipment.READ MORE ON FACE SHIELDS
Ford recently had the privilege of honoring Wallace Redd, a World War II Army Air Corps veteran, with the Hometown Hero award for his 88 years of service at the same Jim Snead Ford Dealership. In his honor, he was also presented with a customized Cockpit USA G-1 Aviator leather jacket.READ MORE ON WALLACE