5 Things You May Not Know About US Veteran-Owned Businesses
“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory.” –Woodrow Wilson, November 11, 1918
And with those words, President Wilson began the holiday that has since become Veterans Day. But really from the very beginning, the United States has been forged on the backs of the citizen soldier. From the battlefields of the Revolutionary War to the war zones of present day, ours is a society that owes much to the men who have served. Today, on Veteran’s Day, we honor the veteran entrepreneur by looking at 5 things you may not know about veteran-owned businesses in the United States.
All statistics taken from the US Census Bureau’s Survey of Business Owners.