The government buys almost every product and service you can think of, they always pay their bills, and just like in the traditional sales world, relationships are the key to success. Military-affiliated entrepreneurs already have those relationships built over years of service.
Evans, 30, has been on WWE’s main roster for two years. It has been a rapid rise in the decade since she enlisted at 19 years old, a young woman desperately seeking the structure that the military provided. As Evans moved around the South as a child, she could not escape the torment caused by her family’s addiction and mental-health issues.
A Navy veteran is teaching others how to stop waiting for permission to pursue their dreams. Former naval officer Todd Connor knows what it means to hustle. He’s the CEO of Bunker Labs, co-founder of The Collective Academy, and runs a B&B with his husband.
On any given weekday, you can find Army Sgt. Keyon Dunston at Fort Drum as a motor transport operator. But when he goes home and peels off his uniform, his life is much different from the average active-duty soldier. Dunston is a verified artist on Spotify with a Billboard platinum single and over 100,000 monthly listeners who know him as Iamkeynotes, or just Key Notes.
When the market crashed more than a decade ago, the Junges said they experienced a “period of struggle” that led them to pivot their business from high-end residential cabinetry to commercial work.
“Combined Arms is now a backbone organization comprised of a coalition of veteran services holding one another accountable,” Boerstler said. The nonprofit serving thousands has continued progressing with technological advancements and he described results of launching a new system 3 ½ years ago.
The MFN is still very much the network its founder describes but it’s also a way for military-connected businesses, creatives and influencers to connect directly with their customers and fans.
Marine Maj. Stuart Scheller came up with the idea after reassembling his dress uniform because of a promotion. The concept included creating a mold that would allow a service member to put attachments on ribbons easily and in regulation
As the son of a Grammy Award winner, Marine veteran Shawn Driscoll has always been surrounded by musical influences.
It’s not just his father, Phil, who was nominated for five Grammys and won in 1984 for best gospel performance by a duo or group for the song “Keep the Flame Burning.’’ Driscoll lived in Woodstock, the city in New York for which the legendary 1969 music festival is named, as a child
An estimated 200,000 veterans were supposed to leave the military this year. Because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, however, hundreds
have deferred their separations
and thousands more have opted to reenlist. Those still leaving the military face increased uncertainty as they enter a new, civilian life.