Boots On The Ground Puts Detroit Veterans To Work

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Startup company aims for the sky

We love reporting about companies dedicated to providing jobs for veterans.  This company, Boots on the Ground, based in downtown Detroit has dreams of not just providing a “living wage” for veterans, but to “wage a living.”

We checked out the company’s website:  Boots on the Ground.  Their guiding principals are to serve those who have served, keep it simple, keep it sustainable, keep it strong, keep it local.

We wish them much success!

Check out what this movement is all about below:

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Boots on the Ground sees an America that doesn’t only help its veterans find work but helps them create a career by making boots in Detroit.

The downtown Detroit-based nonprofit is working to create a jobs program for veterans through manufacturing an urban utility boot…

…Boots on the Ground wants to help put those veterans to work. The organization has designed a high quality, ecologically conscious boot. The goal is to create the world’s most sustainable boot. It is also aiming to create other products like shirts and hoodies…

…The important part is to help transitions veterans into quality jobs and then careers. The 1-year-old non-profit wants to help the veterans fighting things like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other challenges overcome to find a job, housing, and whatever else they may need to lead a successful life. The nonprofit has already hired its its first veteran and gets help from another 17 volunteers…

Source:  Model Media  Image Source:  Boots on the Ground

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