Apple spotlighting Veteran stories, content, and more

Apple American Veterans Iphone 3 Up
Apple American Veterans Iphone 3 Up (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • Apple is honoring veterans this Veterans Day.
  • Is is highlighting stories, movies and TV shows, and landmarks across its platforms.
  • It has also released a special Time to Walk episode.

Apple has today announced a series of content spotlights to mark Veterans Day.

The company stated:

On Veterans Day and throughout the year, Apple recognizes those who serve and their families for their courage, dedication, and sacrifices. In honor of veterans throughout the United States, Apple is celebrating veterans' stories, raising support for their communities, and sharing their legacies with special activations across and its products and services.

Apple is spotlighting veteran stories on Apple Books and Apple Podcasts, as well as movies and TV shows on the Apple TV app. It has also featured an App Store app from the VA National Center for PTSD and is commemorating landmarks in Apple Maps. It has also rolled out a new Time to Walk episode:

Earlier this week, Apple Fitness+ released a new episode of Time to Walk featuring Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., chief of staff of the US Air Force and the first African American to lead a branch of the armed forces. On this walk honoring Veterans Day, Brown describes how he has 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 who share stories, photos, and music.

November 11 also features a limited edition Veterans Day Challenge activity award. You can read the full announcement here.

Stephen Warwick
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Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.

Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple. Follow him on Twitter @stephenwarwick9