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From combat to commerce: Why stubborn, battle-hardened vets make wonderful entrepreneurs

Today’s guest blog is by Nick Karnaze, Marine Corps veteran and founder of Stubble & Stache, a premium skin and beard care company.  Follow him on Instagram and Twitter. “If you are going to be stupid, be smart about it” is one of my favorite sayings. And by all accounts, starting a business is a… Continue reading From combat to commerce: Why stubborn, battle-hardened vets make wonderful entrepreneurs

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Local Art Gallery Expands Space and Offerings

Art Gallery 527, located in Scottsville, Virginia, has recently relocated to 325 Valley Street.  The new location will offer more artists, as well as classes for aspiring artists. Started just last year by owners Mark Mitchell and Catherine Hamilton, business has flourished in this small town.  That, accompanied by requests from the residents, set them… Continue reading Local Art Gallery Expands Space and Offerings

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Veteran Owned Business are Everywhere in This Small Town

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, veteran unemployment has been trending downward from an all-time high in 2011.  As of May 2017, the veteran unemployment rate is at 3.9%, lower than the national average of 4.4%.  While this is a marked improvement in hiring, some veterans have chosen a different path, owning their own… Continue reading Veteran Owned Business are Everywhere in This Small Town

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A conversation about government contracting

Many veterans end up in the world of government contracting, primarily because they have a security clearance.  But what is this world like?  Is it the high-paid Narnia that everyone thinks where we make $400k salaries for working one week a month?  Find out the truth during this conversation on Coming Home Well. https://www.crowdcast.io/e/cominghomewell11 As… Continue reading A conversation about government contracting

Family · Healthcare · Jobs · Politics · Veteran Suicide

A conversation Down Under

What is life like for veterans of other nations when they come home?  Do they have the same challenges with PTSD and VA hospitals?  What is the support structure like for them? We speak with MAJ Mathew Brooks from the Australian Army about life Down Under for veterans. https://www.crowdcast.io/e/cominghomewell9   *We had some serious technical… Continue reading A conversation Down Under