November 11, 2021
Apple honors and celebrates American veterans
On Veterans Day and throughout the year, Apple honors those who serve and their families for their courage, dedication and sacrifice. In honor of veterans across the United States, Apple celebrates the stories of veterans, mobilizes support for their communities, and shares their legacy with special activations on Apple.com and its products and services.
Shine a light on the stories of veterans
This week, Apple Books features dedicated eBook and audiobook collections to help readers uncover stories and discover stories that illuminate the experience of war and the transition from the battlefield to civilian life. Apple Podcasts also offers a collection of shows with inspiring and informative stories, produced by and covering veterans, on the Browse tab for listeners in the United States.
From the battlefront to the home front, the service and sacrifice of veterans is honored in the Military Stories collection on the Apple TV app, with inspiring documentaries like “Sky Blossom”, spectacular dramas and even irreverent comedies.
Earlier this week, Apple Fitness + released a new episode of Time to Walk featuring U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General CQ Brown, Jr. and the first African American to lead a branch. of the armed forces. On this Veterans Day march, Brown describes how he bounced back from professional setbacks to achieve the highest rank in the Air Force, and what it was like to speak out after the murder of George Floyd. Time to Walk is an inspiring audio experience on Apple Watch designed to encourage Fitness + users to get active by walking more often, featuring some of the world’s most interesting and influential people sharing stories, photos and more. the music.
Today, the App Store features a story about Mindfulness Coach, an app created by the VA National Center for PTSD to help veterans and serving members engage in mindfulness practices.
In Apple Maps, a new 3D map of Washington, DC, gives users around the world a way to explore landmarks and landmarks, such as the WWII Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial or the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. In the US Military Heritage in National Parks guidebook, the National Park Foundation invites users to explore sites across the United States that commemorate and honor veteran service, from the Minute Man National Historical Park in Concord, Massachusetts, to Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historic Park in Richmond, California.
Apple Watch users in the US can earn a Limited Edition Activity Reward and Animated Message Stickers by completing the Veterans Day Challenge. To participate, Apple Watch users can record any workout for 11 minutes or more on November 11 with the Workout app or any app that adds workouts to Health.
Apple and its employees, including Veterans @ Apple, are proud to support veterans groups that honor the community by giving back, including nonprofits like Team Rubicon. The Rubicon team mobilizes veterans to help people prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters and humanitarian crises, and has distributed more than $ 10 million in goods to communities affected by disasters.
Purchase Program for Veterans and Military
Veterans and members of the U.S. Army, including the Reserve, National Guard, and those on active duty, are eligible for special prices on Apple products and accessories throughout the year with the program. Apple purchase for veterans and military.
To learn more about how Veterans, informed by their military backgrounds and length of service, are using a revolutionary new iPad app to change the face of trauma, visit apple.com/newsroom/2021/11/veterans-use-apple-technology-to-revolutionize-trauma-medicine.
Rachel Wolf Tulley
Apple Media Support Line