Hertz Provides Vehicles to Wounded Service Members' Families

Photo courtesy of The Hertz Corp.
Photo courtesy of The Hertz Corp.

Hertz Global, which operates the Hertz, Dollar, and Thrifty brands in the U.S., has partnered with Luke's Wings, a nonprofit dedicated to the support of service members who have been wounded in battle.

Hertz will be providing up to $5,000 in vehicle rentals during the months of November and December, according to the company.

"We are thrilled to partner with such a notable company in the rental car industry," said Jennifer Magerer, Luke's Wings' executive director of family communications and logistics. "Together, we are truly making an impact on the lives of our service members and their families."

Since 2008, Luke's Wings has provided families with the means to travel to be with their loved ones during the service member's hospitalization. The group not only flies family members in and out of military hospitals, but it also flies injured soldiers home for holidays, birthdays, and other major life events.

"Hertz is proud to add a new dimension to the travel services Luke's Wings provides," said Bill Masterson, Hertz's vice president of communications. "We look forward to growing our partnership in the new year and giving back to the men and women of our armed services."

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

Trump and Regulations: An Alt-Fuel View

With 2025 emissions targets back in review, manufacturers, alt-fuel, and alt-power suppliers weigh in on the potential impacts of Trump’s initiatives.

Why GM’s Telematics Announcement is a Really Big Deal

Enabling a telematics connection at the factory — and not through an aftermarket hardware installation — is a game changer for fleets.

Four Thoughts From the 2016 Conference Calls

Sifting through the notes of Avis Budget Group’s and Hertz Global Holdings’ recent fourth quarter conference calls give us some trend lines to watch out for in 2017. (Of course, this gives us an incomplete snapshot, as Enterprise Holdings is privately held.)

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.

>