Cover Story

Authenticity Rises to the Top

Being Military Friendly® begins and ends with culture and commitment. Rather than walk you through a dry rendition of our methodology and scoring algorithm, I thought it would be more engaging and informative to define what it means to be Military Friendly® with an inside look at the very best.

Student Veteran Success

How to Grow a Beard
Marine documents his transition from “hero to zero” in a book he wrote to help other veterans.

His Next Mission
Army Ranger finds his niche with a start-up that aims to change the world.

Digging Deep
Submarine officer discovers the secrets to post-military success.

Franchise Success Profile

11 Bravo to Business Owner
Soldier built his successful cleaning business one customer at a time.

Student Success Profile

Paying It Forward
Former MP and grad student throws a lifeline to other military students at UNC Wilmington.