Business

Body armor company making masks to donate to hospital

Aspetto, a company we have previously reported on, has converted their manufacturing power to start producing face masks. The local business will then donate the masks to medical workers at Mary Washington Hospital. This medical facility, located in Fredericksburg, Virginia, is one of the largest hospitals in the area. According to their website, the hospital …

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Veteran owned businesses at risk

Veterans become entrepreneurs at a much higher rate than most other groups. Many troops get out and start a business based on their passions. These entrepreneurs use this as an opportunity to employ other Veterans. Recent events are putting Veteran owned businesses at risk. If we don’t act now, some companies may not be there …

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On Time

Exactly On Time Or Early?

My entire career I’d been taught if you’re early, you’re on time and if you’re on time, you’re late. This conventional knowledge was recently challenged in an article in Entrepreneur magazine, on their website and the title struck me as interesting “Why Being Early to Meetings Is Hurting Your Reputation, According to a Green Beret”.  …

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John Wick style found in Ballistic clothing

Often times movies push the limits of reality, but the ballistic suit in the movie “John Wick” may not be that far off. A Virginia-based company called Aspetto offers custom suits and undershirts fitted with ballistic lining that are Level II and Level IIIA certified. We recently got to first hand review one of these suits. …

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Meals for Vets feeds younger generation

Are you under the age of 60 years old?  Are you struggling financially and having a hard time getting a good, hot meal?  Meals for Vets is the perfect program in this case. “Our founder, Tom Wollney, founded this program back in 2015 when he was visiting with the Veteran Services here in Fredericksburg (Texas) …

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LinkedIn report shows veterans are “Underemployed”

Recently, LinkedIn released their “Veteran Opportunity Report,” highlighting the fact most veterans are often underemployed.  They further defined underemployment as being employed in a position lower than qualified for.  LinkedIn stated 33% of veterans are underemployed. Through and through, transitioning out of military service into the civilian world often times leads veterans to question their …

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Multiple gun manufacturers win AR-15 lawsuit

On Oct. 9th, the U.S. District Court (Southern District of Ohio) ruled against Primus Group, LLC in their case against several AR-15 gun manufacturers.  The court stated the plaintiffs had “no standing” to bring the case to them and dismissed it.  The group filed the case shortly after the El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio …

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Transition Tuesday- Writing Resumes

Transition from military life to the civilian world is something quite a few struggle with.  The lingo, structure, and well, everything is very different. When you are in the military, you know where to be and at what time, what to wear, and what needs to get done for the day.  Civilian life is a …

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Bourbiz- Are you going? We are!

What if I told you there was an event coming up that would provide you with a lot of free resources and free alcohol? On November 14th, Grunt Style will be a presenting sponsor at Bourbiz San Antonio, held at Brick in the Blue Star Arts Complex from 4-8pm.  Grunt Style’s CEO, Daniel Alarik, and …

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