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

Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC): vbocregion8.com

For Veterans and military spouses pursuing entrepreneurial success in MT, WY, UT - LOCATOR: sba.gov/vboc

9.1% of all small businesses are owned by VETERANS! Use 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. SBA Veterans Advantage (new measure to help get small business loans into the hands of Veterans by lowering the fees associated with certain SBA loans)https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/resource_files/Veterans_Advantage_Borrower_Fact_Sheet_0.pdf  VOSB (what is needed to participate): 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

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

  4. Procurement Technical Assistance Centers: montanaptac.org

  5. USDA & Rural Small Business: 3550 Mullan Rd Ste 106, Missoula (406) 829-3395 ext 4

  6. Vocational Rehab Self-Employment Guide: http://vrselfemploymentguide.org/; VSN Member: Jeanne M. Stone-Shedden, MS CRC (406) 329-5400, Direct 531-0665, JStone2@mt.gov

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

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

Construction ~ SDVOB I have experience in helping Service Disabled Veteran Owned Construction increase bond capacity and grow their business.Jim - CPCU, AFSB, CRIS, PayneWest Insurance Construction Specialty Division (509) 789-7430, jmajeskey@paynewest.com

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund: https://www.cdfifund.gov/

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

Franchises for Veterans: https://www.vetfran.org/

New franchise opportunities for Veterans. Many brands may have existing businesses available for sale!

Future Focus: http://www.futurefocusfranchise.com/

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

The Kaplan Group & Rosie Network:

Patriot Boot Camp for Military Entrepreneurs: https://patriotbootcamp.org/

Since 2012, Patriot Boot Camp has been on a mission to assemble and activate an inclusive community that advances veterans and military spouses in their mission to become creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs leading the new economy.  

Questions: info@patriotbootcamp.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 (406) 243-4770; 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

Contact: Ashley Metesh-McCoy - W.E.L.L. WBC Program Manager, ashley.metesh-mccoy@mso.umt.edu calendar --> https://bit.ly/3xsFZWo

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

Warrior Rising: https://www.warriorrising.org/our-process/

Warrior Rising is a 501c3 non-profit composed of veterans that offers free entrepreneurship training to current and former military. The VETtoCEO program was created by Veterans, for Veterans, and delivered by Veterans who became business owners after military service.

Questions 888-677-2765, VETtoCEOHelp@WarriorRising.org

Website Assistance: Veteran entrepreneurs who would like someone to proofread and edit their web content, product descriptions, etc., I am willing to discount my services for Veterans. Contact Susannah, sjcragwick@sjcragwickproofreading.com

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3 Dog Ranch ~ Flathead Valley: https://www.3dogranchmt.com/

Canine kenneling, boarding and day care business. Grooming (406) 407-1878, grooming@3dogranchmt.com

Questions: Ken – USMC Veteran, THREE DOG RANCH 5395 HWY 93 South, Whitefish (406) 862-3913, reservations@3dogranchmt.com

4 Bear Ranch ~ Huson: https://www.4BearRanch.Org/

A Homesteading - Livestock Growing Mountain Ranch & Home to Julie's Cottage Creations. Blog (pastures, bees to gardening): https://www.4bearranch.org/post/how-did-we-get-here-starting-a-ranch-when-we-didn-t-know-we-wanted-a-ranch-the-wreath-house

Questions: Julie Van Hise – USAF Veteran, 21220 Ranch Ct (406) 626-2535, 4bearranch@gmail.com or juliescottagecreations@outlook.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. Contact Troy Downing (Air Force 01 – 09) (949) 544-3535, info@acselfstorage.com


All Veterans Count (AVC) ~ Butte: http://www.drunkminer.com/

Non-profit that strives to bridge the gap between Veteran & family’s needs. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/allveteranscount/

Questions: Thomas Daniel Davis Jr. – USAF Veteran (702) 580-6407 OR (406) 565-5130, thomas.davis1@me.com

Alpha Coffee ~ Nationwide: https://alpha.coffee/

Veteran Owned - Premium Coffee! For every order you place, we send a cup of awesome coffee downrange to deployed troops.

Questions: Carl – US Army Veteran (385) 449-0580, support@alpha.coffee

AM Scott ~ Author: https://www.amscottwrites.com/

The Quantum Fold and Folding Space Series are now complete! Start with Quinn of Cygnus: Lift Off (YA) or Lightwave: Clocker. Perfect for classic SF fans! Follow her on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AMScottWrites

Questions: AM Scott – Author, USAF Veteran & Team Rubicon (406) 381-9383, am@amscottwrites.com

Anthem Snacks ~ Bozeman: https://anthemsnacks.com/

Premium, Veteran-Owned Meat Snack Company

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

Anything Excavation ~ Flathead Valley: https://www.facebook.com/Anything-Excavation-104779388850459/

Mike was a heavy equipment operator engineer in the Army (OIF). Call for bids for all of your earth work needs! Also have dump trailer services.

Questions: Mike (406) 471-6022

Aquilla Home Improvements ~ Missoula: https://www.facebook.com/aquillahomeimprovements

General Contractor 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/

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) USAF Veteran (81-89) 1701 South Ave W., Missoula (406) 880-6060, info@axiom4.com

Bad Heifer Ranch ~ Florence: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bad-heifer-ranch/

A family operated ranch using regenerative agriculture in order to grow fresh organic food and reduce carbon in the air. Applying no till methods, grade feed beef and free ranch chickens.

Questions: Austin Richardson – Owner & Army NG Veteran (406) 802-4487, austinr@summithousinggroup.com

Baked by Bee Rad ~ Missoula & Surrounding Areas: Bakedbybeerad.com or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bakedbybeerad

DVOP met Brianna “Cake Artist” at Alberton Railroad Day, and her husband is a Veteran. Her desserts are BEAUTIFUL & she does custom cakes (and may be willing to donate for the H@H in 2023)!

Questions: (406) 382-9476, Bakedbybeerad@gmail.com

Better Body Fitness of Montana, Inc.: https://betterbodymontana.com/

From Helena to Kalispell, Missoula to Whitefish, Big Sky to Great Falls, and Bozeman to Billings, we have your fitness-covered Montana!

Questions: Ed Ballanco - Retired U.S. Army Colonel (406) 449-4672, info@betterbodymontana.com

​Bitterroot Services & Technology, LLC (BST) ~ Florence: http://bitterroot.us/

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 - 5591 Bridlepath Ln, Florence (406) 241-1708, tmaki@bitterroot.us


Bridger Aerospace: https://bridgeraerospace.com/

Our mission is to save lives, property, and habitats threatened by wildfires, leveraging our world-class team, specialized aircraft, and innovative use of technology and data. Contact (406) 813-0079, pr@bridgeraerospace.com

OR connect w/Darren on LI (Navy Veteran): https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenbwilkins/

BrooM ~ Big rain over old Montana: http://dmcmusic.us/start.htm

Classic Outlaw Twang with Multi-Genre Musical Influences including: Honkytonk, Western Swing, Latin, Circus Polka, World, Hip-Hop, Sci-Billy, and more. Original members 23 years at the Montana Bar in Deer Lodge. Band was originally formed in ’93 by Jessie Kostoff, Veteran. Follow them on FB: https://www.facebook.com/broomsfb/

Questions: Jess Ko, booking@dmcmusic.us

​Bulls Eye Wear ~ Missoula: https://www.bullseyemt.com/

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: 2910 S. Reserve St., Missoula (406) 552-1299, contact@bullseyemt.com

Callison Trucking & Excavation, LLP ~ Alberton: Founded in 2004, providing general contracting services such as constructing heavy construction projects and general freight (gravel / dirt). USDOT #1364261

Contact: Richard Callison 444 Juniper Lane, Alberton (406) 722-4285

Canich Farms Military Retreats, Inc. ~ Nonprofit in Ramsay. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canichfarms/

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).

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

Clark Fork Entertainment: https://www.facebook.com/clarkforkentertainment

Dedicated to bringing live music and entertainment to the people of western Montana (live music, weddings, fundraisers, Open Mics and more)

Contact: Clint – Army Veteran & Founder of Hero Sound Project (406) 214-5541, cfe406@gmail.com

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

Contact: Clay (406) 880-2942

Creative & Celtic ~ ONLINE: https://www.zazzle.com/store/creative_n_celtic

Wood art start-up in Hamilton. Veteran owned and looking to give back!

Questions: April (Veteran) & Marty Wilson-Nolen (406) 381-8433, reesesb4mnms@hotmail.com

OR Message Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/creativenceltic

Creatum Roofing & Repair ~ Missoula: https://creatumroofingandrepair.com/

Justin is the Co-Owner and a Navy Veteran that worked construction after serving, and they opened Creatum in 2019 specializing in roofing, upgrades, maintenance, and repair “Affordable Roofing Done Right!”

Questions: 1022 Lynn Lane (406) 404-8400, creatumroofingandrepair@gmail.com OR message Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CreatumRoofing

Crown Color Salon ~ Missoula: http://www.crowncolorsalon.com/

Cale is an USAF Veteran, firefighter & EMT. His spouse, Kaylee has been an official hair sponsor for multiple state title holders in the Miss USA and Miss America pageant. 812 Toole Ave., Suite B, Missoula

Questions: Cale - USAF Veteran & spouse, Kaylee (406) 926-1119, kaylee@crowncolorsalon.com

C.S. Poppenga (Professional Artist & 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/

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!) 1010 Main St., Hamilton (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/

We are a fully-licensed, bonded, and insured veteran-owned company.

Questions: Jim Vargovich (Army 89-93) Owner, 1345 Hwy 93 N, Suite 2A, Victor (406) 360-4590, doublejfencing@ymail.com

Doubletree Insurance: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100068577357054

Life & Health Insurance specializing in business succession and continuation planning as well as estate and family protection. “It would be great to have the opportunity to help more vets out.” Visit Rick Luchau, US Army Veteran at 209 Main St., Ronan; Connect on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rick-luchau/

OR contact him at (406) 676-0302, doubletreeinsurance@gmail.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

Events for Vets ~ Montana Superior Resort & Venue (MSRV): http://www.events4vets.us/

Events for Vets is a non-profit organization that hosts free events for veterans and their families. Whether it's a bbq, a concert, a comedy show, a birthday party, a family reunion or anything else, we have you covered at MSRV in beautiful Superior, MT

Questions: Jason – USMC Veteran (406) 360-9930, info@events4vets.us

Firehouse Subs ~ Franchisee: http://www.firehousesubs.com/

Veteran & Franchisee, Les Kleinman opened his fourth restaurant making it the second location in the greater Missoula-area!
Questions: 2845 N. Reserve St. (406) 317-1698

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

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

Fox's I.T. Solutions LLC ~ Belt: https://www.foxsitsolutions.com/

Josh offers competitive pricing for troubleshooting hardware and software issues, virus & malware/spyware removal, and in home networking support. FREE Diagnostic! Estimates: Josh - 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

Full Tilt Excavation ~ Florence: https://www.facebook.com/fulltiltexcavation

Veteran Owned – Home sites, utility installs, septic systems, ditch / land clearing, road building, etc. Call today for a free estimate!

Contact: Will (406) 240-9383, will@fulltiltexcavation.com

Garden City Florascaping, LLC ~ Missoula: https://gardencityflorascaping.com/

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, 701 N. 5th St. W., Missoula (406) 549-5459, gardencityflorascaping@gmail.com

Grizzly Disposal & Recycling: https://grizzlydisposal.com/

Since our inception in 2007, L&L has grown from a Veteran owned 2person company, to now having over 30 employees offering affordable garbage and recycling services in the Missoula area. Veteran Discount 5%

Questions: (406) 541-7171, info@grizzlydisposal.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

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 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 505 Main St, Deer Lodge (406) 846-4777, jayssmallengineMT@gmail.com

JD & The Western Front Band: https://www.facebook.com/hotmtcountry21

Country & Classic Rock Band!

Questions: JD – US Army Veteran (406) 396-5238, jdroper65@yahoo.com

Joint Operation Mariposa (JOM) ~ Sanders County: https://www.facebook.com/JointOperationMariposa

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.

Questions: David Williams - Founder, National Archive Artist, Navy Veteran (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 Photography ~ Missoula: https://keelyflatow.mypixieset.com/

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 OR MSG on FB: https://www.facebook.com/keelyflatow

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

Last Resort Blades: https://www.lastresortblades.com/

USMC Veteran / sole proprietor - All of my blades are hand forged, hand ground, and hand finished in my one man shop.

Questions: Message Facebook https://www.facebook.com/LastResortBlades or his website: https://www.lastresortblades.com/contact

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

Long Range Dispatch: https://longrangedispatch.com/

I am a small business owner (Freight Broker-Trucking). If you need to have freight moved, I'm here and ready!

Contact: Seth Sutherland – USMC Veteran (208) 620-8032, longrangedispatcher@gmail.com
OR connect with Seth on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/seth-sutherland-11b6ab24b/

Mahan & Mahan Hauling ~ Florence: https://www.facebook.com/MahanAndMahan/

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

Contact: Dominic or Michelle Mahan, 6470 Maiden Lane, Florence (406) 240-3219, michmahan@aol.com

Math Tutor Jeff ~ Nationwide: https://mathtutorjeff.tutorbird.com/

Begin math tutoring now. I have over 15 years of making students better in College Statistics, College Algebra, AP Calculus, AP Statistics, SAT Math, ACT Math, Algebra II & Geometry. I am a certified secondary math teacher.

Contact Jeff Griffith – USAF Veteran (210) 802-5641, mathtutorjeff314@gmail.com

Matilda & David’s Handmade Jewelry ~ St. Regis: https://www.facebook.com/groups/dreamofstones/

DVOP met David, Vietnam Vet at the Alberton Railroad Day, and they have a TON of fun earrings, necklaces, etc.

Questions: H (406) 529-6547, Matilda (406) 214-0353, David (406) 493-7661

Missoula Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ~ Missoula: https://mslabjj.com/

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 - Owner, 2301 Palmer St Unit 12, Missoula (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


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, shkdive@msn.com

Nature’s Best: https://www.naturesbestinc.com/

Missoula Valley's Professional Lawn Care and Landscaping Service!

Questions: Craig Best – USAF Veteran (406) 544-4754 or (406) 549-1196, craig@naturesbestinc.com

OR Kristy, kmakela@naturesbestinc.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: ​​https://www.plantperks.com/

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


Private Security Contractor ~ Rogers International PLLC: https://rogersinternational.us/

One company Matthew works with is “Veteran owned and about 80% operated private security company,” and he is assisting in their role with regards to Veteran “homelessness, community protection, anti-trafficking, and other security-related services.” Rogers International is your partner in the development and implementation of risk-based security solutions promoting overall safety and security of your organization without altering its integrity, character, or future growth potential.

Questions: Matthew Kay – US Army Veteran, mjk314@humboldt.edu; LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-kay-09916b228/

OR RI (406) 493-0798, CONTACT@ROGERSINTERNATIONAL.US

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

Red Patch Outdoors: https://redpatchoutdoors.com/

Modular, multi-functional, and durable outdoor equipment using USA sourced raw material. Every order is handmade & fashion perfected by founder, Jed Luther.

UM story: https://www.umt.edu/news/2022/03/031522luth.php

Questions: Jed – USMC Veteran, redpatchoutdoors@gmail.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

Rocking Tree Farm ~ Helena: https://rockingtreefarm.com/

Uses sustainable agriculture and farm life activities to promote positive mental health in a safe, sensitive, and personalized environment ‘growing memories’ focusing on those who have been affected by trauma including veterans, military, and their families. Make an appt to visit 5848 Racehorse Loop in Helena!

Questions: George & Tabitha Garvin Betancourt (406) 459-2746, rockingtreefarm@gmail.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!”

Questions: Roy Savage - Navy Veteran, roysavage1970@gmail.com

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

Questions: brianmbecker@thescenicroutegoodsco.org


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

The Silver Spur ~ Troy: https://troysilverspur.com

Co-owned by Navy Veteran & HS friend of DVOP!

Questions: 13891 US Highway 2, Troy (406) 295-2033

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

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

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

UniVision Computers ~ Missoula: https://univisioncomputers.com/

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, 2925 Stockyard Rd A, Missoula (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 (VNN): 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

Veterans Victory Alliance ~ Sula: http://veteransvictoryalliance.org/

Veteran owned & community operated, find your adventure or relaxation nestled in a rustic setting along the Bitterroot River in Sula, MT. Willing to host your programs serving Veterans and first responders.

Questions: Tori – Founder (406) 802-2652, tori@veteransvictoryalliance.org

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. 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

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

Questions: Wayne Wellbrook (Army Vet) (406) 404-4403

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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