THE ULTIMATE TEXAS
Whataburger |May 2017
There’s a saying Texas transplants throw around: “I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could.” Friendly people, down-home cooking, and sweeping vistas are all part of the draw, and there’s no better way to experience it than on a Texas-sized road trip.
SPIRIT OF TENNESSEE
Special Advertising Section for Southwest: The Magazine
It says something that Tennessee has 10 state songs—nine more than most places. They vary in beat and lyrical approach, ranging from a country ditty to a bicentennial rap. Visit the music-centric cities of Memphis and Nashville and the reason becomes clear: There’s no shortage of homegrown talent or surrounding inspiration to draw on.
ON TARGET: SKEET SHOOTER HEADS TO RIO WITH EYES ON GOLD
USAA |July 2016
When former Army Sgt. Vincent Hancock took the podium to accept a gold medal for men's skeet shooting at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, he wasn't just thinking about his personal achievement. "I knew that I was representing not just the people of America, but my brothers and sisters in arms,'' says Hancock, who was on active duty at the time.
MILITARY SPOUSES SEWING THE SEEDS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
USAA |Nov. 2015
USAA members Cameron Cruse and Lisa Bradley met in Georgia in 2011 while their husbands were serving in the Army. As running buddies, they often discussed the hardships of finding employment as a military spouse. They started their handbag company, R. Riveter, that same year.