Iconic pin-ups like Marilyn Monroe and Betty Grable are a thing of the past, but thanks to Pin-Ups for Vets, you can still buy a calendar that looks like it was shot in 1945 -- and the proceeds go to a great cause.
The Pin-Ups for Vets non-profit organization, which produces their signature WWII styled pin-up calendar featuring veterans and military spouses, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of funding veteran and troop initiatives.
“We do everything from our 50 state VA hospital and military tour, where we get dressed up like pin-ups and deliver our calendars at the bedsides of hospitalized veterans around the U.S., to donating thousands of dollars worth of rehab equipment to VA and military hospitals nationwide,” founder Gina Elise told FOX411.
The calendar features 17 veterans – 12 women and 5 men -- many of whom served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Navy veteran and Pin-Ups for Vets model Jennifer Marshall was initially hesitant to appear in the calendar, but after learning about what the non-profit gives back to the military community, she decided to put her inhibitions aside.
“It really hit home when she (Elise) told me this raises a lot of money for the troops and for vets, that was a game changer," Marshall said. "I swallowed my nervousness and got over it. I’m glad I did.”
To learn more about Pin-Up for Vets and its initiatives -- and to buy the 10th anniversary calendar -- go to Pin-Ups for Vets.