VetHead Brand, LLC

VetHead Brand, LLC

Vegas born, dual Veteran owned and operated Veteran and Patriot focused head gear and apparel company who’s mission is to provide a modern version of the traditional Veteran service and campaign hats while maintaining its classic representation.

VHB’s goal is to be all inclusive and plans on offering hats for all branches, campaigns in addition to supporters like military spouses and American Patriots. VHB’s (W)oman (V)eteran or “WV” collection is one-of-a-kind and aims to help change the narrative to ensure “Veteran” becomes synonymous with both men and woman.

Owner Profile

David and Maria Rodriguez

Originally from New York City, David aka DJ is a 10 Army Veteran who started his military career in 1992 when he joined the New York National guard as a 13B Cannon Crew Member as part of the 42nd Division Artillery. In 1997 he transferred to the U.S. Army Reserves at Ft. Eustis, VA and enlisted as an 88N Transportation Coordinator. When his wife Maria ETS'd in 1999, DJ enlisted for active duty as a 74C Telecommunications Specialist which was reclassified as 25B Information Systems Specialist in 2000. DJ served in Mannheim, GE and Ft. Meade, MD as a 25B and his last assignment was recruiter in Brooklyn, NY. DJ is an OIF Veteran who served one tour in IRAQ in 2003 and supported a special forces unit training the Georgian security forces to fight Al-Qaeda hiding in the Pankisi Gorge in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia in 2000. DJ is now a Security Professional for a U.S. Department of Energy Cybersecurity organization in Las Vegas, NV and has been with that organization since he ETS'd in 2007 as an E6 promotable. Originally from the south side of Chicago Maria was living in NYC when she met DJ in 1990. Maria joined the Army Reserves as a 92Y Unit Supply Specialist. Shortly after she decided to serve her country full time when she enlisted as a 92G Food Service Specialist. She spent her 6 years on active duty stationed in Kitzingen, GE and FT. Eustis, VA. Maria is currently a Program Specialist with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs selfishly serving our Veterans and their families as the Las Vegas Fisher House Assistant Manager. Fisher House provides free and temporary lodging for the family members or caregivers of Veteran's receiving care at a VA facility. The Veteran and family member or caregiver must live in such a distance from the VA facility that they are not able or attend appointments in order to qualify for the stay. DJ and Maria are proud parents of a Son, a daughter and an amazing daughter-in-law. They are also brand new grandparents to one equally amazing little girl. Guess what their favorite past time is now?