Personalized Veteran plates are available as passenger, truck or motorcycle plates.
Personalized Vet plates come in two categories. First, there are Veteran plates for a particular branch of service, bearing the standard emblems of the Army, Navy, Air Force, etc:
Second, there are Unit Designator plates, showing designators for particular military units.
Here are the first few emblems I saw on the road (there are now many more)r:
According to the Alaska DMV, from their page about veteran plates:
"In addition to the following plates, Unit Designator Personalized Veteran Plates are also available. Contact George Gaguzis at 907-269-5559 for further information on Unit Designator Vet Plates. A brochure showing samples of the new personalized Vet plates can be obtained at a DMV office."
The emblems available (according to the Alaska MDV Military Unit Designations page, are:
1/5 Infantry Regiment 101st Airborne 10th Mountain 11 Airborne 11th ACR 11th Air Force 160th Special Operations 168th Security Forces 172d Infantry 173rd Airborne 176 LRS 17th Cavalry Regiment 187th Reg. Combat 18th Corp 196 Infantry 1st AVN. Brigade 1st Cavalry 1st Infantry 1st Marine Div. 1st Signal Brigade 20th Eng. 20th Eng. Airborne 20th Engineers 25th Infantry 29th Infantry 29th Ordnance 2nd Armored Division 2nd Infantry 366th TFW 3rd Infantry 4/23rd Infantry 42nd (ID) Infantry 42nd Infantry 4th Infantry 4th Recon Battalion USMC 501st Geronimos 501st PIR 52nd Ord Group 5th Marine Division 60th Special Operations 6th Marine Div. 75th Ranger Scroll 7th Corp 82nd Airborne 8th Infantry Division 932nd ACW Squadron 9th Inf. Graphic 9th Infantry ACS AK Territorial Guard Airborne 20th Engineers Airforce System Command Alaska Air Command Alaska Air National Guard Alaska National Guard Crest Alaska National Guard Patch Fleet Anti-Terrorism Management Team (FAST) Navy Seals PBR 539th PBR 593 Pathfinder Ranger Sea Bees SeaBee Graphic Special Forces US Army Republic of Vietnam USAF Pararescue USAR AK Bear USARV USMC 4th Recon Battalion USS Abraham Lincoln VFW 214 Black SheepThe plates can be requested online or by filling out Alaska DMV Form 803.
Here are some actual plates I've seen. It used to be that vanities could not be requested using an 'AAA999' serial, such that the VAR101 plate below would not have been allowed, to potential collisions with other plates like other Veteran plates, but this rule was later relaxed.
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