The United States Army may have some of the best trained soldiers in the world!  However; they also have some of the dumbest and worst people in jobs that really require finesse.  These people often get promoted before people that really deserve it do.  That is horrible!

These are probably the same people that run the Veteran’s Administration.  Unfortunately; the VA is employed by only 30% of Veterans.  That being said the people that are employed by the VA are the people that got rated good for the soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines that were actually working underneath them, and they took the credit for their subordinates.  This is a common phenomenon among the military branches, and in my volunteer time with FreedomSystem.org this is always true.  The VA is inhabited by people who are there for a paycheck and don’t really care about Veterans.

Anyhow, I digress.

The United States Army Infantry does it best!  Why?  Because those grunts are proving to be the best workers and some excellent business owners in the world.  Look at In The Arena fitness/gear, John Burk was a drill sergeant in the United States Army.  Then you can look at another, even bigger company: GruntStyle.  The owner of that company, a t-shirt company, that works 24 hours a day and employs 60% of Veterans.  Daniel Alarik, too, was a drill sergeant in the United States Army.  Furthermore; I often have interaction with several business owners that were also grunts.  I am in contact with the owner of a local security company called Majestic Security who is also a grunt!  I am sure there are many other companies out there owned by Veterans as a matter of fact a quick Google search showed me this: https://www.forbes.com/sites/marklrockefeller/2016/11/11/the-top-25-veteran-startups-in-america/#6f8244df6e84 .

So in honor of all my fellow Veteran Business Owners:

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Kenny Holmes is a: Christian, Father, Husband, Son, Uncle, Veteran, Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Photographer, Coach, and so much more to so many different people.

Kenny graduated from Indiana University South Bend in 2012 with a Bachelors in General Studies with three major concentrations: English, Political Science, and Electronic Media. Kenny has an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice.

Kenny spent twelve years in the United States Army, Active and National Guard. He was an Infantryman, Airborne qualified and a combat life saver (a medical class). He spent some time overseas in Baghdad, Iraq. Came home and quickly got back to doing what he loves.

Kenny loves to help people. All he wants to do is help people with whatever they need help with; especially Veterans. He is the CEO of FreedomSystem.org a Veteran non-profit organization. Where he donates a lot of his time; the rest of his time he works as an independent graphic artist, designer, and writer.
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