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5 Examples of Veterans That Leveraged Their Military Experience To Become Successful Entrepreneurs

By |June 28th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured Service Member|

Between 240,000 to 360,000 personnel leave the ranks of the U.S. military every year, many facing the question: what’s next? While some opt to continue working for the government, enter a career in a hands-on [...]

Peru Bound

By |May 31st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured Service Member, Veterans, Veterans to Peru|

Heading into late 2017 and early 2018 the Kniestedt Foundation staff began to discuss the potential of broadening the scope of services they offer. In the midst of these discussions, foundation President James Kniestedt was [...]

‘Gunny’ Remembered: The Life of R. Lee Ermey

By |May 1st, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured Service Member, Veterans|

"This is my rifle. There are many like it, but this one is mine." It’s a classic quote, lodged in the minds of countless filmgoers since 1987. It's uttered by Gunnery Sergeant Hartman (aka “Gunny”) [...]

Kristin Ennis: Going “Full Throttle”

By |February 27th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured Service Member, Veterans|

Veteran Kirstie Ennis is one of the best Paralympian snowboarders in the world, and she’s also eying the seven great summits, recently climbing 19,341-foot Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa and 16,024-foot Carstensz Pyramid in Indonesia. On [...]