Going into business for yourself, but not by yourself requires leadership, tenacity and the ability to execute standard operating procedures. That's why veterans excel at it.

Veterans account for 14% of franchisees nationwide, and over 500 companies offer discounts to prospective vet franchisees.

Veterans in Franchising


Franchise ownership means leading a team again, it means executing a blueprint for success, and it means a purpose and mission-driven career.


Franchisors find veterans outperforming and excelling at the leadership and tenacity required to run a small business, and they're looking for more of the same.

From Our Blog

A Salute to Our Seniors and Veteran Heroes: Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation Keeps the Magic Alive with Memorial Day Fly Overs in Five States

June 9, 2020

Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation (AADF) suspended 2020 Dream Flights due to the coronavirus but that didn’t stop the nonprofit organization from honoring senior and veteran heroes living in retirement communities and honoring our fallen heroes resting in our national veterans cemeteries.

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America’s Veterans Transition Home Highlighted at Hill Events Panel

November 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On November 14th, The Hill Events hosted at a panelist discussion regarding how to support veterans as they transition home. The event was planned to follow Veterans day and discussed various elements of a veteran’s journey back home from service, and what the reintegration process looks like and…

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VetFran Franchisee Raises Over $400 for Fisher House Foundation

November 25, 2019

Giving back is more than a phrase or an act, it is a dedication. Former VetFran Committee Chairman Joe Lindenmayer, Owner of California Closets Gulf Coast, and his team exemplified that this National Veterans and Military Families Month. To honor local veterans and their contributions, Mr. Lindenmayer’s Golf Coast team pledged…

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