Military veterans bring a range of experiences and inspiring stories to their followers, whether it’s motivating others to overcome tough situations or showing what life can be like after serving. Here are eight military veteran influencers using social media to inspire others.
8 military veterans to follow
Ryan Fugit — CombatStory
Ryan created a podcast to share combat veterans’ experiences after he served in the Army as a helicopter pilot. His 74.7K YouTube subscribers enjoy his videos about gear, tools to improve wellbeing and anything patriotic. The podcast explores selflessness, sacrifice, courage and perseverance.
Jeff Sorensen — jeffreyyscott
Jeff is a Marine-turned-fitness coach who incorporates products and services into lifestyle posts for his 107K Instagram followers. He has worked with various industries and brands. Jeff’s German Shepherd also has his own Instagram, with 21.8K followers.
Noah Galloway — noahgallowayathlete
Noah, an Army veteran with 190K Instagram followers, turned to fitness after losing part of his left arm and left leg while he was deployed. Since then, Noah has competed in fitness and sporting events and encourages others with his message of “no excuses.” Noah also placed third on “Dancing with the Stars” in 2015.