Thursday, November 11, 2010

Teamsters Honor Veterans


Dear Active-Duty and Veteran Teamsters:

I want to thank you for your dedication and service to our country. On this Veterans Day, the Teamsters Union pays tribute to the fine work you are doing whether it’s active duty in Afghanistan, Iraq, or if you have served in previous conflicts. The duty you are performing to protect those in need and your country is inspiring.

Since World War I, Teamster members have been involved in all our nation’s wars. In more recent years, the Teamsters Union has become involved with Helmets to Hardhats, which is a service for returning veterans to find good union jobs in the construction industry. If you are a veteran who is returning to work, we encourage you to contact Helmets to Hardhats at

The entire General Executive Board, and myself, take pride in honoring you, our veterans, not only on this special day but throughout the year.

We salute all of our veterans, their families and loved ones.


James P. Hoffa
Teamsters General President