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United States Department of Veteran's Affairs- The Second Thing

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ main purpose is to take care of America’s 22 Million military Veterans after they leave the military with benefits like health care, home loans and pensions. But there’s a problem: 14 million Veterans haven’t applied for their benefits. So, how do we encourage Veterans to apply? We started with an emotional truth that all Vets share: The First Thing. Every Veteran had the first thing they did when they left the military. They played catch with their son, ate a home cooked meal or just got on a motorcycle and rode, alone. Then, we created a new thing — our call to action. We call it, “The Second Thing.” The message: Vets, whatever your first thing was when you left the military, make applying for VA benefits The Second Thing. We interviewed over 300 Veterans to get real first thing stories.

Project Roles
Art Director, Copywriter, Creative Director
Company
DDB Chicago
Skills
Art Direction, Copywriting, Creative Direction
Media
Billboards, Television
Project Industries
Advertising
United States Department of Veteran's Affairs- The Second Thing
United States Department of Veteran's Affairs- The Second Thing
United States Department of Veteran's Affairs- The Second Thing
United States Department of Veteran's Affairs- The Second Thing
United States Department of Veteran's Affairs- The Second Thing
United States Department of Veteran's Affairs- The Second Thing