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Warrior Rising is a family of supporters helping veteran entrepreneurs, which we call vetrepreneurs, to start or accelerate their businesses. Founded in Utah in 2015 by former military veterans and strong supporters of the military, we seek to make a difference for those veterans who want to continue to serve, lead, profit from their own achievement, and be their own boss.
Since inception, the organization has grown from a regional organization to a national one, helping veterans from every state in the union, being their business battle buddy, and fostering a sense of belonging as members of the Warrior Rising tribe.
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Meet Peter Guidry III “Kepha Yisrael” and Kelley Guidry, of Forgotten Not Gone. Tickets: https://event.gives/victoryforvets Peter and Kelley, both U.S. Air Force #veterans, founded Forgotten Not Gone, a 501(c)(3) Veteran For Purpose Organization that is dedicated to “Stomping Out Veteran Suicide!” Feeling Alone, Forgotten and Abandoned causes #TooDamnMany Veterans to take their own lives daily in the United States. We proactively engage Suicide Prevention through Emotional, Physical and Spiritual Health within a Veteran Peer Support environment. #FNG inspires our military community who were not lost at war but Forgotten at Home to make a decision to live again. Their dedication to continued service is the intangible power of Warrior Rising as we find that not only does our work help and enable veteran and veteran support businesses, but we also help our community and family find a renewed sense of purpose. That is the power of #WarriorRising! Learn how you too can join and support Peter and Kelley at our #veteransday fundraiser, #victoryforvets! All ticket sales go directly back to supporting our warrior community. Tickets: https://event.gives/victoryforvets
- 18.2 million living veterans served during at least one war as of 2018
- 3 million veterans have served in support of the War on Terrorism
- About 11-20 out of every 100 Veterans (or between 11-20%) who served in OIF or OEF have PTSD in a given year
- Among U.S. Army infantry soldiers returning from Iraq, 43.9% of those who reported a TBI with loss of consciousness also reported symptoms of PTSD
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