Two days before Management Assistant Scott T. planned to evacuate his Fort Myers, Florida, home ahead of Hurricane Irma, he got a call that changed his plans.
His National Guard unit had been called to duty.
Within hours, Scott shifted roles from running the Exotic Car Collection branch in downtown Naples to that of a National Guard officer working a state of emergency.
“My unit had been activated, so instead of evacuating to Georgia with my wife, I had 48 hours to report to Tampa with the National Guard,” says Scott, a First Lieutenant with the 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team. “With the state of emergency declared, we knew we’d have to act fast.”
Continue reading Called to duty: Activating for Irma
It’s not always easy making the transition from military to civilian life. But if you ask Samy B., Jeff H. or Khirah W., they’ll tell you the right employer makes a significant impact. As reservists, they’ve experienced great support from Enterprise fulfilling their military obligations.
Continue reading On duty at Enterprise
Wayne, PA Management Trainee Casi S. knows firsthand what it’s like to be a military spouse and work for Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Casi details her experiences in the Q&A below:
Continue reading Celebrating Military Spouse Day: Spotlight on Casi S.
There’s a shiny new plaque on the office wall in Gainesville, Florida – the Patriot Award. While it’s inscribed with Gregg P.’s name, he’s the first to tell you the honor should be shared.
Shared, first, with Verrice H., an Enterprise Recovery Specialist who is also a Captain in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Continue reading Supporting those who serve
Nearly 60 years ago, after serving his country in the skies over the South Pacific, Jack Taylor came home to start a business.
He was a proud member of the “Greatest Generation,” serving as a decorated U.S. Navy fighter pilot in World War II. He often credited the lessons he learned in the Navy – including integrity, hard work, team spirit and simply doing the right thing – with helping to shape him as a person and as a businessman.
Continue reading Thank you, Jack
Meet Sergeant First Class Carlos A.
Carlos joined the Marines in June of 1990 and was deployed three times – twice to Iraq and once to Afghanistan.
Nearly five years after being discharged, Carlos’s patriotic spirit led him to join the National Guard in 2003.
Continue reading A Culture of Military Support and Recognition
As part of our ongoing support of military members and their families, we recently joined forces with Progressive® Insurance, the National Auto Body Council (NABC) and others in the collision industry for the third annual Keys to Progress® program. The one-day, nationwide event provided more than 130 newly refurbished vehicles to deserving military members and their families on Veterans Day. The recipients were selected by local VFW chapters and other veteran organizations.
The Keys to Progress vehicle giveaways, spearheaded by Progressive, took place at 60 Progressive Service Centers across the country. For the third consecutive year, Enterprise provided six months of automobile insurance for each donated vehicle to ensure recipients were well covered. We also helped transport families to the giveaway events.
Continue reading Enterprise supports military families through third annual Progressive Insurance® Keys to Progress Program