For all they do for our country, we often forget that veterans didn’t just serve to protect us. Very often, they also serve among us. You may not believe it, but 9 percent of all businesses in America are owned or run by veterans. This is clearly a powerful showing of the tenacity of veteran entrepreneurs. Even after they’ve served our country, they return to their communities and continue to give back.
We’ve compiled a list of just a few of the amazing stories of veterans who were, and always will be, heroes first but also incredible entrepreneurs.