“The American Dream is that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.” – James Truslow Adams, 1931
Doubtless, some of the most disciplined, skilled, hardworking and determined men and women in our country are Veterans. They are trained in leadership and problem solving, in perseverance and teamwork. They have sacrificed their time, their safety and often their health to enable others to have the American Dream.
These should be the most sought-after employees when they come home and send out their resumes. Why is it that the unemployment rate among military Veterans is nearly double the national average? With more troops expected to be returning home in the next few years this number is expected to grow.
We need to help them to find their Dream.
The goal of the American Hometown Heroes program is to offer our returning heroes a “welcome home” opportunity. We will provide online and Yellow Page advertising and professional marketing advice to any returning veteran with a plan to start a new business in their hometown, completely free of charge.
Our military veterans have received training in a wide variety of occupations and trades. Now they can put those skills to work for themselves. We’re honored to provide a well-deserved leg up.
What better way to put America back to work than investing in the deserving men and women of our armed forces?