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Bill Muir: Breaking Stereotypes and Being Vegan in the Military

Feb 18, 2019

Watch Episode 6 with Bill Muir here:

Bill Muir, also known as SGT. Vegan, doesn’t make excuses.

A vegan since 1992, Bill has traveled to 47 countries, served in the army, and was deployed to Afghanistan, all without breaking his commitment to his cruelty-free diet.

Bill completed the brutal basic training on a plant-based diet and went on to become a medic and paratrooper, never wavering from his mission to help others.  He now works as an RN at the VA Center of Los Angeles and wrote a book, “Vegan Strong,” to dispel the “hippie” myth surrounding a vegan diet.

He proves that you can maintain your health and your ethics no matter your circumstances, and he is working to help others realize this fact.

Listen to Episode 6 with Bill Muir here:

What we discuss in this episode:

  • Bill’s travel tips: Always have a plan, and use the Happy Cow app to find vegan options near you.
  • Anysoldier.com, a care package website for soldiers.
  • Surviving Army basic training.
  • Bill’s concern with the low-quality food provided at VA centers.
  • Making vegan options more accessible through fast-casual concepts, rather than high-end restaurants.
  • Follow Bill by visiting his website, sgtvegan.com, on Instagram @sgt_vegan, and pick up his book, Vegan Strong, on Amazon.

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