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An Allied Business Collaboration: GreenZone Hero, Inc. and Veteran-Owned.UK



The GreenZone Hero mission to improve business for companies that support veterans, active duty military and their families now extends beyond US borders. For us, it is equally important to recognize and collaborate with global partners in Countries that have supported American interests in conflicts around the world. These Country’s military forces have often stood toe-to-toe with our own in some tough environments.  One such collaboration now exists with Veteran-Owned.UK. Their Founder, former British Army Royal Engineer Scott Johnson, has created a company with a similar mission as ours. Scott’s primary focus is to honor and recognize veteran-owned UK companies. The current veteran population in the UK is approximately 2.6 million with 15,000 leaving military service every year. Scott believes it is extremely important to recognize and improve the business of companies owned by those who’ve served in his Country’s military. We both believe this is a better way to do business.

What’s interesting is that most businesses are already doing something for veterans, active military and their families. The challenge for them is to let potential customers know what those things are. GreenZone Hero and Veteran-Owned.Uk have created website platforms that let people know what it is these companies are doing-special pricing, employment opportunities, ownership, and if they actively support veteran-focused initiatives. 

Currently, we are working together to create even more “marketing and digital tools” for our individual client bases. These business-enhancement tools will help our members to differentiate themselves from their competition. A recent survey in America revealed that 97% of consumers are more likely to patronize businesses that publicly support veterans and the military. Conversely, 41% of those surveyed would stop spending or greatly reduce their spending with businesses that did not support veterans or the military. I would imagine similar findings in the UK. With survey results like that, what business can afford not to be publicly veteran and military friendly in America or in the UK? Ventures like ours offer legitimate tools and proven strategies for companies wishing to capture more business in the marketplace. GreenZone Hero is proud and honored to collaborate with our Allied partner, Veteran-Owned.UK. It is not only the right thing to do, it’s just plain good business.

(Note: Watch for more information about our other global partnership with The Institute of Project Management, located in Queensland, Australia.)  

GreenZone Hero Announces a Global Commerce Program to Honor Military Veterans and Build Commerce for Veteran-Friendly Businesses Worldwide

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Reporting From The Frontlines

https://artsci.washington.edu/news/2017-11/reporting-frontlines Ask UW alumna Alex Quade to describe a memorable moment from her journalism career, and she will quickly rattle off half a dozen. There was the time a Green Beret gunner needed her to help feed more ammunition into his 50-caliber machine gun during a firefight. Or the time she filmed a special combat engineer dismantling a car... More »

Harley-Davidson Becomes a GreenZone Hero Sponsor

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GreenZone Hero: A Cause-Related Movement Improving Business For Companies That Recognize Veterans

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Harley-Davidson Becomes a Lifetime Sponsor as a Veteran-Friendly GreenZone Hero

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/11/prweb14885843.htm Harley-Davidson Becomes a Lifetime Sponsor as a Veteran-Friendly GreenZone Hero   GreenZone Hero designates Harley-Davidson Motor Company as one of 50 “Lifetime Sponsors” in the GreenZone Hero Veteran-Friendly Business Association Movement   GreenZone Hero - The "Veteran Friendly" Business... More »

Heroes Media Group Partners with GreenZone Hero

http://www.heroesmediagroup.com/heroes-media-group-partners-greenzone-hero-straight-outta-combat-radio/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2017   Media Contact: Adam Bird Phone: 202-656-7859 Email: adam@heroesmediagrp.com   PHOENIX 20171106 — Heroes Media GroupTM  announces new partnership with GreenZone Hero. They are joining the HMG Family with their new... More »


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A Tribute to Ed "Eagle Man" McGaa

It is with a heavy heart I announce the passing of a dear friend of mine, Ed' Eagleman" McGaa.  I met Eagleman over twenty years ago. He taught me about the Native American sweat lodge, Sun Dance, and his Sioux culture. RIP Eagle Man.  His story speaks for itself. Please take the time to listen to what Ed says about Indian veterans and His People: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dV9ckwNGnzc... More »

Adam's Road to Healing

TO DONATE, PLEASE COPY AND PASTE THIS URL TO YOUR WEB BROWSER: https://www.gofundme.com/adams-road-to-healing I had the pleasure of meeting Adam Ellerbe this past July at a Wounded Warriors Weekend in Alberta Canada.   Adam Ellerbe served 15 years in the United States army, reaching the rank pf Seargeant First Class.  In that time he deployed as a Special... More »

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