30 Heroes for 30 Years: Brian Thompson, Metal Supermarkets

International Franchise Association and VetFran are proud to highlight Veterans who continue to serve their communities as franchise owners.   Brian Thompson served in the U.S. Navy for 9 years earning his stripes at one of the most challenging technical schools in the U.S. Armed Forces – Nuclear Power School.  He then applied those skills for…

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30 Heroes for 30 Years: Mark Furlan, Dream Vacations

As a young man Mark Furlan was drafted into the US Army to serve as a Chaplain’s Assistant in Vietnam for two years. The assignment worked for Furlan, who grew up with a strong faith background and a Catholic school education. After his service in the Army, Furlan became a youth pastor. More than 20…

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