DVL.DGS is a cause-based project dedicated to the well-being of all United States military service members, veterans and their families. Proceeds from this NFT project will go directly to several established programs that serve military & veteran communities.
DVL.DGS will support current military personnel and veterans in the areas of:
We are devoted to financial transparency and will be publishing our donation information once the mint is complete.
The collection’s name reflects the iconic nickname for U.S. Marines: Devil Dogs.
In World War I, the Marines fought so fiercely at the battle of Belleau Wood that the Germans called them teufel hunden, after the Devil Dogs of Bavarian folklore. The Corps adopted the bulldog as its official mascot after World War I ended.
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Proceeds from this initial DVL.DGS campaign will support the following non-profit organizations. Please click on each partner to learn more about their wellness initiatives for service members past and present. Thank you for your support!
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Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel honors the legacy of military service through a living memorial, hotel, and theatre to commemorate, educate and serve Veterans of all eras. It is owned/operated by the Marines’ Memorial Association, a 501(c)(19) Veterans Non-Profit. It is also home to the Marines’ Memorial Foundation, a 501(c) (3) Charitable Organization. Membership at the is open to active duty and Veterans who served honorably in all branches of the United States Armed Forces.
The 38 Challenge was founded in memory of former Navy Linebacker (#38) and USMC Captain Matthew Brewer who died by suicide in 2021. The mission of The 38 Challenge is to eliminate veteran suicide through shattering the stigma associated with seeking help in warrior culture through promoting and teaching vulnerability.Read more here
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Our mission is to bring veterans together using humor and camaraderie to improve mental health and prevent veteran suicide. Since 2015, IW has brought tens of thousands of veterans and military service members together at events across the world. These events provide unconventional therapy to our veterans and military and introduce them to a lasting support network that offers camaraderie, understanding, and accountability. Our organization’s unconventional methods are reaching veterans that no one else will and saving lives that no one else can.
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With over 150 unique member and participating veteran support organizations SDVC works to build, strengthen, and maintain a well-connected, coordinated, and integrated community to meet the needs of transitioning service members, veterans, and their families and show them they are home in San Diego.
The DVL.DGS Regiment has over 50 unique traits. DVL.DGS are either male or female and every rank is represented, from private to general.
Here’s a look at a selection of the DVL.DGS fighting force.
The traits are:
DLV.DGS thanks our generous donors who Stand Up for Those Who Serve.
Dave is a former Marine who served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Since leaving the Corps, Dave has worked as a CEO of three technology companies.
Dave’s motivation to launch DVL.DGS was born from the intersection of his interest in blockchain technology and his frustration at the lack of adequate health, wellness and education support for our active duty service members and veterans.
After an enlistment in Marine Corps Infantry and Security Forces, Aric leveraged his GI Bill to finish degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He moved on to 15 years in Product at Apple, working on every imaginable product line, and spent his last three years there crafting and executing a comprehensive audio roadmap.
Aric brings world class product strategy to DVL.DGS, pushing new technologies to help serve those who served.
Don is a Marine Corps veteran actively involved in local and national veteran communities, and Principal of AtlasTech Web Studios, his full-service digital marketing agency.
At DVL.DGS, Don is responsible for marketing outreach to military and veteran communities and for developing partnerships with our charities.
John is a former U.S. Army Intelligence Officer and a graduate of West Point. He serves as Global Chair of Latham & Watkins’ Emerging Companies Practice and represents technology and life sciences companies from startup through IPO.
John is Legal Advisor to the DVL.DGS team.
Bradley has two decades of experience leading product, marketing and content teams at companies big (Disney, The Washington Post) and small (Light, Zuckerberg Media). He currently coaches organizations and individuals on how to tell better stories for growth.
He is a marketing advisor for DVL.DGS and contributing from Washington DC. His grandfather served in the US Army in WWII and his uncle served in the US Navy in Vietnam.
Tom has over 30 years of extensive financial and operations experience in both public and private technology companies, including several roles as Chief Financial Officer.
Tom is advising DVL.DGS on financial reporting best practices to ensure our contributions are transparent.
For more than 30 years, Tim has provided leadership development and training to agencies in the Department of Defense and other branches of the U.S. government, and has worked extensively in the private sector in large and small companies alike. Tim advises the DVL.DGS on team building and outreach to the military and veteran communities.
Tim is a U.S. Army Air Force/U.S. Air Force legacy whose father served in World War II as a bombardier in the 15th Air Force flying out of Italy in a B17.
The DVL.DGS Collection features 1775 unique NFTs. There are two base characters—male and female—with different rarity levels.
Of the total NFTs the distribution will be: