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Veteran Owned Businesses (VOB) in Missoula Region
..and Montana / Idaho

​​ATTENTION VSOB (5/2021): GSA’s Surplus Property Program was recently amended to give eligible veteran-owned small businesses access to federally-owned surplus personal property: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/11/02/2020-22539/use-of-federal-surplus-property-for-veteran-owned-small-businesses-and-small-businesses-in-disaster

SBA is responsible for educating VOSBs on what is needed to participate in the program – fact sheet: https://www.sba.gov/brand/assets/sba/resource-partners/VOSB-surplus-property-factsheet-v1.3-508.pdf

Questions: Brent E. Donnelly, District Director - Montana, U.S. Small Business Administration (406) 441-1083, Cell (406) 439-7613, Brent.Donnelly@sba.gov

Another Montana Resource ~ Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC)

vbocregion8.com

VBOC hosted by Big Sky Economic Development announced a new platform for Veterans and military spouses pursuing entrepreneurial success in Montana, Wyoming and Utah. The Veterans Building America Slack Channel, a 24-hour virtual network for Veteran entrepreneurs 

*** VBOC LOCATOR: sba.gov/vboc

9.1% of all small businesses are owned by VETERANS! They suggested using a mentor from score.org (Missoula office is at 2501 S. Catlin St., (406) 442-4986 and in Kalispell, 15 Depot Park, (406) 461-9856). Assistance with business plans, loans / finding lenders, marketing, etc. ~ Talk to people & RESEARCH the best option for you:

  1. Small Business Development Centers (More info below): http://sbdc.mt.gov (Missoula (406) 243-4770, Kalispell (406) 756-3836)

  2. Procurement Technical Assistance Centers: montanaptac.org

  3. USDA & Rural Small Business: 3550 Mullan Rd Ste 106, Missoula (406) 829-3395 ext 4 or Lad Barney (855) 576-2679

  4. SBA Veterans Advantagehttps://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/resource_files/Veterans_Advantage_Borrower_Fact_Sheet_0.pdf

Questions: Dustin Frost - Director, VBOC Montana (406) 869-8411, dustin@bigskyeda.org

OR Brent E. Donnelly - District Director, U.S. Small Business Administration (406) 441-1083, Cell (406) 439-7613, Brent.Donnelly@sba.gov

Bunker Labs

https://bunkerlabs.org/veterans-in-residence/

A business incubator for Veteran-owned and military spouse-owned startups.

Questions: Steve - USMC 97-05, steve.rast@bunkerlabs.org

OR Brad, brad.palm@bunkerlabs.org

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund

https://www.cdfifund.gov/

Exchange (military / shopping): https://www.shopmyexchange.com/

Digital Guide for Veteran Startups: https://digital.com/veterans-business/

Franchises for Veterans

https://www.vetfran.org/

New franchise opportunities for Veterans. Many brands may have existing businesses available for sale! Ron to the VSN Leadership, "I am thrilled to help our heroes and their families any way I can!"

Future Focus helps develop or update the entire franchise recruiting process for startups and emerging concepts as well as for established franchise brands: http://www.futurefocusfranchise.com/

Questions: Ron Bender (941) 465-1944, ronbender7@gmail.com


The Rosie Network

www.therosienetwork.org

Apply for Service2CEO. Service2CEO is free and open to Veterans, service members, and military spouses. We’ll help you work through what type of business you want to start, we’ll work with Veterans who are in the “concept” phase as well!

AAFES contract opportunities available on Rosies List.

Questions: sbrown@therosienetwork.org or contact@therosienetwork.org


Small Business Development Center– Missoula SBDC

https://sbdc.mt.gov/Locations/Missoula

The Missoula SBDC offers assistance with Business Planning, Marketing, Loan Packaging, Financial Analysis, Entrepreneurial Development and various trainings and workshops. Counties Served: Mineral, Missoula, Ravalli, Sanders

Contact the SBDC at University of Montana 32 Campus Drive (406) 243-4770

OR Jennifer Stephens, MBA – SBDC Regional Director, Jennifer.Stephens@mso.umt.edu

*** Women’s Business Center (STATEWIDE): https://www.umt.edu/passion/women-business-center/default.php

The MonTEC Women’s Business Center, funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, will be housed in Missoula but serve the entire state, with employees in Missoula, Great Falls and Fort Belknap. It is the second WBC in Montana.

Press release: https://www.umt.edu/news/2021/01/011221fema.php

Ashley, “I really want to get plugged in the Veterans, Milspouse, and Military Family Organizations in the state." 

Contact: Ashley Metesh-McCoy - W.E.L.L. WBC Program Manager, ashley.metesh-mccoy@mso.umt.edu

For a glance at my availability/calendar --> https://bit.ly/3xsFZWo

OR Morgan Slemberger – Women’s Business Center MT (971) 219-4101, Morgan.Slemberger@mso.umt.edu

Veteran Business Project

https://veteranbusinessproject.org/

We provide FREE Business Matching, Lending Options, and Success Support for Veterans. It’s that simple.

Questions: Mr. Lynn Lowder (USMC Ret) (630) 222-5155, clowder@veteranbusinessproject.org

Veteran Owned Business (VOB) Directories

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a2z Supply Corp ~ Stevensville

http://www.a2zsupplycorp.com/

302 Main St., Stevensville

Government contracting ~ “Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business”

Brian is also a VSAP Donor & spoke at our March 2019 VSP Meeting: Motivation & persevering through serious health conditions.

Contact: Brian Paul Hoornbeek, President, (406) 777-1988, brian@a2zgovsupply.com

AC Self Storage Solutions, LLC ~ Big Sky

http://acselfstorage.com/

Acquires, manages, and disposes of Self Storage Commercial Real Estate. We also offer Asset Management services for owners of Self Storage Facilities. AC Self Storage Solutions, with offices in Big Sky, MT, and Newport Beach, CA; Owner, Troy Downing (Air Force 01 – 09)

Contact: (949) 544-3535, info@acselfstorage.com


Anthem Snacks ~ Bozeman

https://anthemsnacks.com/

Premium, Veteran-Owned Meat Snack Company

Questions: Nate Kouhana – Special Forces, Green Beret, hello@anthemsnacks.com

Aquilla Home Improvements ~ Missoula

General Contractor (BBB - In good standing): Offers all phases of home improvement & handyman services.

Contact: Lance Bailey - Veteran (406) 529-3547, lancerb3006@gmail.com

AXIOM IT Solutions, Inc. ~ Missoula

http://www.axiom4.com/

1701 South Ave W., Missoula

Your business can increase profits, improve productivity, and gain peace of mind with AXIOM's innovative software developed to your specific needs. President and Founder, Hugh Harney (MD) is a USAF Veteran (81-89) and on 10/20/20 The Learning Center at Red Willow reported, “We want to recognize AXIOM IT Solutions, Inc. for being a Match Donor for Double Your Impact for Veterans!”

Contact: (406) 880-6060, info@axiom4.com

​Bitterroot Services & Technology, LLC (BST) ~ Florence

http://bitterroot.us/

5591 Bridlepath Ln, Florence

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB).

We specialize in providing quality medical equipment, technology, and consultation services to the Department of Veteran Affairs, Department of Defense and Health and Human Services. We are teamed up with world-leading manufacturers and various small/start up manufacturers. BST was founded in 2008 by a retired Air Force Special Tactics Officer with over 20 years of service and multiple deployments.

Contact: Terry Maki, (406) 241-1708, tmaki@bitterroot.us


​Bulls Eye Wear ~ Missoula

https://www.bullseyemt.com/

2910 S. Reserve St., Missoula

I am a local VA vendor for eyeglasses in Missoula. Dr. Bonnie Gunter (Gunter Vision Care) shares a space with me and provides Veteran Eye Exams. We work with the new VA Care-In-The-Community to provide eyecare and eyewear for VA eligible veterans. M. Lynnette Schaefer, ABOM, FNAO, “Both me and my husband were Army. Dr Gunter was Navy.”

Contact: (406) 552-1299, contact@bullseyemt.com

Callison Trucking & Excavation, LLP ~ Alberton

444 Juniper Lane, Alberton

Founded in 2004, providing general contracting services such as constructing heavy construction projects and general freight (gravel / dirt).

Contact: Richard Callison, (406) 722-4285, USDOT #1364261

Canich Farms Military Retreats, Inc. ~ Nonprofit in Ramsay

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canichfarms/ and /canich-farms-military-retreats-inc

Assisting with recovery process by having week long retreats ~ Learn about agriculture, how food is raised and makes it to the table, proper handling of cows, social interactions with other servicemembers / Veterans and many other exciting events.  All Retreats are free of charge and we provide everything needed to stay here. 

Article: https://mtstandard.com/news/local/navy-veteran-hopes-to-establish-wounded-warrior-retreat-in-ramsay/article_d2e30c18-98b2-5a50-b955-4c511a618d34.html

Donate: Canich Farms, P.O. Box 85, Ramsay, MT 59748 (Brian and his family do not take one cent from the donations).

Or, gofundme.com/retreat-for-wounded-warriors

Questions (call or text): Brian Canich (Navy Veteran) & Ashley Canich (626) 241-2297 or (626) 755-3296

Clay Skeens Lawn & Snow ~ Grizzly TRK, Missoula

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Clay-Skeens-Lawn-and-Snow-101141444632281/

Contact: Clay (406) 880-2942

C.S. Poppenga ~ Professional Artist and Designer (Lewistown)

http://www.poppenga.com/

Professional artist creating fine & commercial art for private & public sector. Experienced muralist. Primary media: oil, acrylic, pastel, charcoal, ink, pencil, serigraph. Commercial projects include community & company brands; logos; illustrations; promotional products designs.

Contact: Carol Poppenga – USAF Veteran, carol@poppenga.com

D4 Dirt Worx, LLC ~ Stevensville

https://d4dirtworx.com/

Our team has over two decades of experience and is located in Stevensville. We specialize in foundation preparation, excavation, septic system and land clearing services. Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

Contact: Mike Dequattro, (406) 802-4252, mike@d4dirtworx.com (or fill out contact form on website)

​Daly Leach Memorial Chapel ~ Hamilton

https://www.dalyleachchapel.com/

1010 Main St., Hamilton
Serving the families of our community in a dignified and compassionate manner. We care for families in the same way we would want our families to be cared for in their time of need. 

Contact: Tom Grymes (National Guard for 25 years!) (406) 363-2010, tom.grymes@gmail.com

Damsel in Defense ~ Statewide

www.mydamselpro.net/PRO28190/

Keeping Women and Families Safe with Personal Protection Products (Direct Sales): Stun guns, pepper sprays, SAFE Hearts storybooks, parent guides, Daphne Concealed Collection, and digital protection.

Questions: Olivia Tooley – Independent Damsel Pro (Montana NG Veteran (406) 763-6404, tenaciouslyempowered@yahoo.com

Double J Fencing ~ Victor

https://fencemontana.com/

1345 Hwy 93 N, Suite 2A, Victor

We are a fully-licensed, bonded, and insured veteran-owned company. (Army 89-93)

Questions: Jim Vargovich (Army 89-93) Owner, (406) 360-4590, doublejfencing@ymail.com

Dustoff Woodworking ~ Check out his Facebook!

https://www.facebook.com/Dustoff-Woodworking-102436597910002

Army, Air Force, AND USMC Veteran does amazing wooden flags (American, POW/MIA, support / logs, and combat flags) and donated one for our Heroes at Home & Military Appreciation 9/19/20 ~ Thank you, Colin!

Contact: Colin, (315) 405-2020, flightmedic7199@yahoo.com

Electric City Coffee ~ Great Falls

https://electriccitycoffee.square.site/

Montana's Veteran Owned Small Business of the Year! 319 Central Ave., Great Falls
Questions: Heidi & Thad Reiste – USAF Veterans (406) 542-4529, electriccitycoffee@gmail.com

​FITNESS RECON ~ WE GOT YOUR SIX (Nationwide)

https://getfitrecon.com/

Fast results without the risks. TAKE THE GUESSWORK OUT OF BULKING, CUTTING AND GAINING MASSIVE STRENGTH. We know diet and training is different for everyone. We Got Your Six!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FitnessRecon

Questions: Waco Merchant, Owner & USMC Veteran in St. Ignatius (760) 201-3573, getfitrecon@gmail.com

Forever Goal ~ Bozeman & ONLINE
Pamela, Personal Trainer & USAF Veteran ~ Votes help build Homes for Wounded Warriors and earn her the cover of Ms. Health and Fitness: https://lnkd.in/d8ADx99 "Your support means the world to me!!”

Questions: Pamela Sampson, Health Coach at Forever Goal, myforevergoal@gmail.com

Fox's I.T. Solutions LLC ~ Stevensville

https://www.foxsitsolutions.com/

Josh offers competitive pricing for troubleshooting hardware and software issues, virus & malware/spyware removal, and in home networking support. Fees: Diagnostic - FREE; Basic System Cleaning (Cleaning Up System Resources) $45.00; Virus, Malware / Spyware removal $65.00; Home Networking installation and troubleshooting is hourly based; Base Hourly Rate $35.00 per hour minimum one hour. Pick-Up / Drop-Off Service and in Home Services are available for an additional $15.00 plus service fees. If you would like to drop off your system for us to work on there is no extra fee.

Questions: Josh Wingate, US Army Veteran (406) 836-7715, foxsitsolutions@gmail.com

"Feel free to call, text, or Facebook" https://www.facebook.com/Foxs-IT-Solutions-LLC-116584216919371

Freedom's Hideout Realty - Helena

https://terrylewis.exprealty.com/

Let me help you sell your house or buy your dream home. Veteran Owned and Operated - Major (Ret.) U.S. Army

Contact: Terry Lewis, (406) 302-1378, terry.lewis@exprealty.com

Garden City Florascaping, LLC ~ Missoula

https://gardencityflorascaping.com/

701 N. 5th St. W., Missoula, MT 59802

Since 1998, we've been designing and installing some of the highest quality landscapes, hardscapes, and irrigation systems in Missoula. With more than 40 years of combined experience, we are some of the most knowledgeable landscapers in the valley.

Contact: Justin Rettenmayer (Army 02-05), Owner (406) 549-5459, gardencityflorascaping@gmail.com

The Growler Girdle ~ Florence

https://www.thegrowlergirdle.com/

The Growler Girdle offers custom beer growlers, wine cases, whiskey boxes, growler carriers and more (Each custom growler can be engraved). John Winegart is the co-founder and an USMC Veteran. His father, Eric, has spent over 35 years perfecting the craft of woodworking!

Questions: (406) 274-3942, info@thegrowlergirdle.com

Haviland Outdoor Supplies ~ ONLINE

https://www.havilandoutdoorsupplies.com/

The one stop shop for all of your Outdoor Supply needs. No minimum orders required – shipping is FREE!

Contact: Rich Haviland, 204 Riverview 5 East, Great Falls, (406) 788-4254, havilandoutdoors@gmail.com

Jay's Small Engine Repair ~ Deer Lodge

https://www.facebook.com/jayssmallenginedeerlodge

505 Main St., Deer Lodge

Small Engine Repair - including lawn mowers, generators, chain saws and other small engines (also does welding and chain sharpening). Jay Wood, Owner, “I was in the US Coast Guard for 14 1/2 years. I moved to Montana where my current wife was living. We moved to Deer Lodge in 2010 when I started working at Montana State Prison. I currently serve in the Montana Air National Guard, and I opened up Jay's Small Engine Repair in 2012”

Questions: Jay Wood, Jay's Small Engine Repair 406-846-4777, C 406-210-4145, jayssmallengineMT@gmail.com

Joint Operation Mariposa (JOM) ~ Sanders County

Our mission is to bring awareness to the needs of Veterans in Sanders County, Montana; through advocacy, art, and education. Joint Operation Mariposa cares about and recognizes all Veterans, their families, and honorable caregivers. We will respect, advocate, and correlate services to provide options and solutions to address Veterans' difficulties. In our endeavors we hope to be a light in the darkness.

8/2020 Sanders County Ledger - JOM story, “One thing is for certain. David Williams, founder of Joint Operation Mariposa, is not about to throw in the towel on his efforts establishing a veteran services office (VSO) in Sanders County. He has spent years working toward finding a property that would serve the needs of many county veterans.” READ MORE: https://www.scledger.net/story/2020/08/27/communities/group-still-looking-to-serve-local-vets/5016.html
Questions: David Williams, National Archive Artist, soon-to-be Smithsonian Artist, Navy Veteran, and Founder of Joint Operation Mariposa, (406) 546-4827, jointoperationmariposa@outlook.com

​K9 Care of Montana (Livingston) ~ Montana K9 Safety (Bigfork)

http://www.k9caremontana.org/

At K9 Care Montana, we are devoted to providing the highest quality Service Dogs at no cost to our nations wounded veterans and children challenged by autism.

https://montanak9safety.com/

Montana K9 Safety: Providing training for Pet First Aid; CPR; Vitals Assessment; Muzzling; Restraints & Carries; K9 First Aid Kits; Choking; Bleeding Control; Bandaging; Shock / Seizures; Poisoning; Injured Pet Transport; Disaster Response; Environmental; Emergencies and more.

David Riggs, Founder & CEO of K9 Care of Montana, P.O. Box 490, Livingston, MT 59047

Garry Forman, Director of K9C, P.O. Box 1454, Bigfork, MT 59911

Contact: (406) 885-0437, info.montanak9safety@gmail.com

Keely Flatow Photographer ~ Missoula

https://www.facebook.com/keelyflatow

Keely has been donating the framed prints of Miss Montana for the H@H Silent Auction. She’s an USAF Veteran, UM Alumni, returned to Montana (from D.C.), and started participating in the Heroes at Home & VSAP. She does semi-professional photography of vintage military aircraft and will be our photographer at the 2022 event!

Questions: Keely, (478) 396-0481, keelyflatow@gmail.com

Kinsey HD Productions ~ Online

http://www.kinseyhd.com/

Broadcast productions have been shown on National Geographic & the History Channel. Full Service HD Studio. Specializing in filming, voice over work, DVD authoring, conceptualization and consulting in the outdoor industry.

Open the Cage Gear, LLC (Apparel) – Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OTCgear

“AdVANture Hunter TV,” a new television series that unveils the nomadic & sustainable lifestyle of hunting, fishing, and other experiences while living in Mercedes Sprinter Vans: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5j1CrkVJkM4

Contact: Jim Kinsey, USMC Veteran, kinseyhd@gmail.com

LegalShield & Identify Theft Protection ~ St. Ignatius

https://wacomerchant.wearelegalshield.com/

Protection for every part of your life (you, your business, and your family). “I have served my country. Now I would like to serve you!”

Questions: Waco Merchant, USMC Veteran in St. Ignatius (760) 201-3573, steelhorse04@gmail.com

Mahan & Mahan Hauling ~ Florence

FB page: https://www.facebook.com/MahanAndMahan/

6470 Maiden Lane, Florence

For professional hauling and excavating. We Haul: Top soil, gravel, rock, sand, compost, asphalt, landscape boulders, waste removal

Contact: Dominic or Michelle Mahan (406) 240-3219, michmahan@aol.com or per FB: (406) 240-3161, mitchmahan@aol.com

Massage by Robin ~ Hamilton

https://www.massagebook.com/Hamilton~Massage~massage-by-robin

350 Lorenz Spur Dr., Hamilton

Melt away your tension and re-discover your sense of well-being with personalized therapies that nurture both body and mind.

Contact: Robin Duncan (US Army Veteran) Owner, (406) 369-8112, ronrobin.duncan@gmail.com (License: #MT121047 MT11706)

Missoula Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ~ Missoula

https://mslabjj.com/

2301 Palmer St Unit 12, Missoula

Brad is a Navy Veteran from Missoula and started Missoula BJJ to offer comradery, JJ classes, and professional coaching for people of all skill sets. He’s willing to help you learn one step at a time and train with complete confidence 2 – 3 days per week (for 13yrs old and up).

Questions: Bradley Lehuta (406) 686-6255, lehuta.bradley@gmail.com or contactmbjj@gmail.com

Missoula Current

https://missoulacurrent.com/

The Missoula Current began in 2015 as a daily news journal. It was founded on the belief that local news matters. The greater Missoula region needed more reporting, more perspectives and more journalistic competition.

Questions: Martin (USMC Veteran), martin.kidston@gmail.com

Montana’s Superior Resort, R Bar ~ Superior

INFO: https://www.facebook.com/mtsuperiorresort/

1186 Mullan Rd. W., Superior

FREE CAMPING for Veterans: “Any veteran needing to getaway for a free night we have room for camping, R Bar (BYOB), river access 1.5 miles east and forest service access 1.5 miles west.”

(Feel free to contact Jason with the dates you're interested in, and he will check availability).

Contact: Jason Maxwell (USMC Veteran) Owner, (307) 670-0227, msrandvenue@gmail.com or   jasonleemaxwell@yahoo.com


Mountain Wave Distilling ~ Great Falls

https://mountainwavedistilling.com/

Created to celebrate the legacy of Montana’s friendly residents and wide-open spaces, inviting you to drink it all in.

Questions: Jeff Miser – Owner & Veteran (406) 750-9700, jeff@mountainwavedistilling.com

My 365 Days With The Wolfhounds In Vietnam ~ Wolfhounds Veteran Association Inc.

http://www.wolfhounds2nd27th.org/

John F. Quintrell, a former staff sergeant in the United States Army who served in the combat zone of Vietnam, is the founder and Chairman of Wolfhounds Veteran Association Inc. (wolfhounds2nd27th.org) To order John's book, you may order online, email or write / mail check to ($25 plus $5.95 for shipping): 6240 High Country Dr., Helena, MT 59602. Thanks for your support!

ABC Fox – Montana Right Now, “Helena veteran writes book about the realities of the Vietnam War” https://www.montanarightnow.com/montana/helena-veteran-writes-book-about-the-realities-of-the-vietnam-war/video_5ab7c7fe-129a-11ec-b9af-ff9d24204079.html

Author: John Quintrell – US Army Veteran, myvietnam365@gmail.com

Operation Military Family (OMF) Cares

https://www.omfcares.com/

OMF Cares is a Veteran-owned and operated nonprofit organization. Mike wrote “Operation Military Family” endorsed by Generals Tommy Franks, Pete Chiarelli, and others, to help military families battle-ready their relationships for the stress of deployment. Through OMF Cares, Mike and the OMF team strive to fulfill their mission to strengthen and enrich service members, Veterans and their families.

Questions: Mike Schindler, Navy Veteran, (877) 516-8323, mschindler@operationmilitaryfamily.com

The PEAK, Inc. ~ Butte America

http://thepeakinc.com/

The Peak Inc. is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned and Operated Small Business Headquartered in Butte that specializes in advanced individual and small team tactics and training with an emphasis on specialized high altitude training. The Peak staffs its courses with a cadre of former special operations, elite law enforcement, and renowned subject matter experts. 

The Peak, 111 Airport Rd., Butte

Questions: (406) 494-7999, train@thepeakinc.com, rod.alne@thepeakinc.com, mark.gollinger@thepeakinc.com

​Plant Perks ~ Missoula

Jared Perkins, Chief Operating Officer (Army Veteran, Co-Founder of Outbound Digital, and Huge supporter of VSAP)

​​https://www.plantperks.com/

Jared / LI, “Inspired by animals. Driven by health. Plant Perks creates organic, all natural, plant-based cheezes, made from cashews. There are much more exciting things to come from our lifestyle brand including addition products as well as a large expansion!”

Questions: Plant Perks, (406) 239-8702, info@plantperks.com


Quinn’s Hot Springs ~ Paradise

http://www.quinnshotsprings.com/

Soak in the many benefits of hot mineral pools ~ they have a new ADA Pool Lift (for help getting in and out of wheelchair). Lodge rooms and cabins available (ramps added to rooms) and dine at the historic Harwood House Restaurant!

Questions: (406) 826-3150, info@quinnshotsprings.com

Or, Denise, GM & Events Coordinator (USMC Veteran), dmoreth@quinnshotsprings.com

Restore Liberty ~ Nationwide

https://restore-liberty.org/

Non-profit organization 501(C)(4) committed to restoring the original intent of the United States. It’s open to anyone, and although it’s not Vet specific a lot of Veterans are involved.

Questions: Darin Gaub, Director - Restore Liberty (406) 579-0178 daringaub@protonmail.com (Darin is also a Veteran Peer to Peer Coordinator “Together for the Good Inc.”) 

Rhythm Insurance Services ~ Missoula

https://rhythminsurance.com/

Providing health insurance options for Western Montana. Individual plans, group health, Medicare supplement, and vision/dental.

Owner: Aaron Juhl, US Army Veteran, (406) 241-2202, aaron@rhythminsurance.com

Samaritan App

https://www.facebook.com/SamaritanStartUp

Connecting individuals in crisis to their neighbors for the help they need.

Questions: Bruce, US Army Veteran (Paratrooper Medic), thesamaritanapp@gmail.com

Savage Gear Fitness Apparel ~ Roy Savage (Personal Health Coach in Missoula)

https://www.facebook.com/CoachSavageFit/

“Activate Your Potential” ~ Roy has a degree in Health & Human Performance, Community Health, and Non-Profit Administration. He’s a personal health coach and offers one-on-one coaching. “The world needs you to be the best version of yourself that you can be!”

Roy is also the Program Manager for the Heroes Therapeutic Outreach Program (HTOP). Through HTOP, the Learning Center at Red Willow makes all courses available free of charge to Veterans, service members, their families / caregivers, and First Responders.

INFO / WAIVER: https://www.redwillowlearning.org/sliding-fees-scholarships/

Questions: Roy Savage, Program Manager, HTOP at The Learning Center at Red Willow (406) 396-2133, roy@redwillowlearning.org

The Scenic Route Goods Co ~ Lolo

thescenicroutegoodsco.org

Designed and Produced with pride, for a new mission! Brian Becker served fifteen years with the Army and another nine with the VA at a Vet Center, working with combat veterans in their readjustment. Following his own readjustment period and subsequent medical retirement he just wanted to give back. This company is his way to do just that through percentage of sales returning to non-profit groups working to make the world a better place.

Because... All Roads Lead Somewhere.

Email: brianmbecker@thescenicroutegoodsco.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/TheScenicRouteGoodsCo/

Scott-Systems ~ Nationwide

http://post-rack.com/about-us/

23 year ARMY Veteran manufacturing USA Made products! Barrier Free/ADA applications & Post-Rack brackets (for Pole Barns and Post Frame buildings/storage); Scaffolding bracket system - Scaff-All. "2015 Innovative Safety Product of the Year" (National Association of Home Builders).

Questions: William Bowser - Army Veteran, (888) 204-9990 Ext. 1, bowserki1526@outlook.com

Selway Armory~ Missoula & Bozeman

http://www.selwayarmory.com/

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). Jim Zimmerman, Owner & Manager, served 18 years in the US Army with tours in Bosnia, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kyrgyzstan.

2 Locations

Missoula: 2528 Stockyard Rd, Unit E-6, Missoula, MT 59808, Phone (406) 351-0156 Ext. 3

Bozeman: 96 Laura Louise Ln, Unite 15, Bozeman, MT 59718, Phone (406) 351-0156 Ext. 4

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/selwayarmory/

Questions: Selway Armory (406) 351-0156, selwayarmory@gmail.com

StoneForge Customs, LLC ~ Missoula & Surrounding Areas

http://www.stoneforgecustoms.com/

We manufacture and install very natural looking custom sculpted stone outdoor living products to include planters, retaining walls, outdoor kitchens, fire pits, fire places, water features, benches, concrete counter tops & more. As a Veteran Owned Business, StoneForge says, “Thank You to all Military, Law Enforcement and First Responders for your service to your fellow man.” If you currently are serving or ever have served in one of those capacities, please inquire about our special Thank You pricing during your design consultation!

Contact: Tim Thurman (406) 823-0328, stoneforgecustoms@gmail.com

United After Duty ~ Statewide

unitedafterduty.com

Non-profit organization 501C 19 Veteran based Nonprofit Organization

We are proud and happy to announce that we have been awarded $10,000 through the Montana Coronavirus Relief Social Services Nonprofit Grants Program. With this we will be able to really do some good work and some big things. Thank you all for your support and for all staying by our side as we continue to grow and continue to expand our relationships and partnerships in and out of the community.

Contact: Jarred "Jerry" Hickethier - CEO & President, (406) 261-4388, unitedafterduty@gmail.com

United States of Hope (USOH)

unitedstatesofhope.org

1511 S. Russell St., Suite D, Missoula, MT 59801

Apply for USOH staff / leaders: samuel@unitedstatesofhope.org

Financial contributions: patti@unitedstatesofhope.org

Volunteer (Request Volunteer Form): david@unitedstatesofhope.org

Join USOH as a Member: sarah@unitedstatesofhope.org

Questions: (406) 926-3331 or (406) 880-0696

UniVision Computers ~ Missoula

https://univisioncomputers.com/

2925 Stockyard Rd A, Missoula

Univision Computers has been serving the Northwest US area since 1989, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk, computer, and consulting for small to medium-sized businesses.

Questions: Jim Green, Co-Owner & USMC Veteran (406) 721-8876, jim@univisioncomputers.com

Unknown Munitions ~ Post Falls, ID

https://www.unknownmunitions.com/

Full service precision rifle ammunition manufacturer (hand loaded). Specializing in load development and custom ammunition recipes for individual rifles and the discerning shooter seeking to accurately hit targets well beyond their comfort zone.

Questions: (208) 262-6103, sales@unknownmunitions.com

Utility Mapping Services, Inc. ~ Clancy

http://umsi.us/

Established in 2002, UMS is a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB), Utility Engineering (UE) firm focused on the Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) industry. UMS is an award recipient for the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion!

Owner: Phil Meis – President & NOAA Veteran (801) 209-2032, pjmeis@umsi.us

Montana: Rod Kent – Manager, 9 Legal Tender Ln, Clancy (406) 933-5300, rkent@umsi.us

Veteran Navigation Network

https://www.veteransnavigation.org/

Located in Yellowstone County, VNN provides Veterans with mentorship & resources to aid them in transition from military to civilian life.

Montana JCF Career/Transition Support Project podcast (Conversation with VNN Founder Blake Fuhriman): https://lnkd.in/gaK9vN2

Questions: (706) 992-7421, info@veteransnavigation.org

Veteran Portrait Project (VPP) ~ National

veteransportraitproject.com

Stacy L. Pearsall, Marine Corps, 99-09, OIF ~ Stacy is an award-winning military photographer and disabled combat Veteran.

Questions: VPP, (606) 875-5808, Jamie@Bravo748.com

Walking for the Fallen & Montana Honor Guard

http://www.walkingforthefallen.com/

Walking for the Fallen's mission is about Suicide Awareness & Patriotism

Contact: Chuck Lewis, Plan Bee (USMC 70-74 & Navy 80-88), Montana Honor Guard, Walking for the Fallen (406) 270-5735, montana.honorguard@hotmail.com

Walthall Operations & Intelligence Consulting LLC

Eric is an Army Veteran, grant writer, and consultant for companies like “It’s Nanoed”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=41Tsp1axmak&noapp=1&fbclid=IwAR1oxrPqlxHB9uyKVxgVdXAzggWIr5CNipSS4XWbtrLD9EZKgDezL0Uz75M

Please feel free to contact Eric if you need assistance with your grant writing or other business operations.

Questions: Eric Walthall, eric.m.walthall@gmail.com

Warhorse Built ~ Apparel
https://warhorsebuilt.com/
Apparel dedicated to honoring members of our armed forces, Veterans, and all those who have dedicated their lives to the service of others. Signature "Freedom" Apparel, "Battle Openerz," Hats, and "Honor, Courage, Commitment" Series.
Contact: matt@warhorsebuilt.com
Specific inquiries regarding sales or personalization: sales@warhorsebuilt.com

Warhorse Development, LLC

https://www.warhorsedevelopment.com/

Shooting support bags. What started as a hobby, has turned  into a full time business for this former Marine and his family. 

Contact: warhorsedevelopment@gmail.com

War on the Rivers ~ Books by Wey Symmes

http://warontherivers.com/

Also includes Wey Symmes speech to Five Valleys Republicans on “Twelve Lessons From Swift Boat Veterans and POW's For Truth”

Questions: Wey Symmes, WeySymmes@aol.com or MCPO Jeffery Kirby Chiefusn5@gmail.com

Wayne's Custom Silhouettes ~ Missoula

FB: https://www.facebook.com/Waynes-Custom-Silhouettes-101749791905543

I hand craft custom-made wooden silhouettes. Black, white, or multi-colored! I have been doing this for about 20 years.

My prices vary depending on size of silhouette you are looking to have for your home.

Questions: Wayne Wellbrook (Army Vet) (406) 404-4403 or message him on FB above

WildRye Distilling ~ Bozeman

https://wildryedistilling.com/contact/

Produces premium products, using Montana-grown corn and grain.

Tasting room: 111 E. Oak St Suite 1E, Bozeman (Troy Downing, “Partner,” Air Force 01 – 09)

Contact: (406) 577-2288, whiskeydr@wildryedistilling.com

Willie's Distillery ~ Spirits of the American West

http://www.williesdistillery.com/

We have won numerous Platinum, Gold & Silver awards for our spirits. Find them or ask for "Willie's" in MT, WY, ID, ND, OR, WA & NJ (Also available at www.1000corks.com). Willie is an US Army Ranger Veteran (Special Forces Medic), Hotshot Wildland Firefighter and Smokejumper.

Questions: Willie and Robin Blazer, 312 Main St. Ennis, MT (406) 682-4117, customerservice@williesdistillery.com

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