November 11th, 2016 | Truck Driver Stories, Veterans

John Cudd, a Vietnam Veteran truck driver from Sterling, CO, served with the 2/501st “Delta Raiders” of the Army’s 101st Airborne. He customized his 1986 Peterbilt 359 as a tribute to his fallen buddies.Vietnam Veteran's Customized truck honoring his fallen buddies

Printed clearly on the side,

A man is not dead until he is forgotten.


All gave some…Some gave all.

Watch this video from Overdrive and see the details on how the Vietnam veteran, artistically honored them…

The truck competed in Overdrive‘s Pride & Polish at the 2013 Great West Truck Show in Las Vegas and was customized by Outlaw Customs.


  • engine: 3406B model cat
  • 18-speed transmission
  • wheelbase: 290
  • the interior was also remodeled


If you could customize your truck, who would you honor or what would you put on it? Also, if you are a Veteran and a truck driver, we’d love to hear your story. Please comment below….