Leading Via Legislation
is a former active duty officer in the U.S. Air Force and currently serves as a colonel in the Reserve. In 2014, Lieu was elected to California’s 33rd Congressional District, where he has since established himself as a leader on protecting the environment, Social Security and Medicare, civil liberties, and veterans.
Entering a Whole New Arena
"Iron" Mike Steadman
a Navy veteran, is the founder and CEO of Ironbound Boxing, a nonprofit that provides free amateur boxing training, entrepreneur education, and employment opportunities for Newark youth and young adults.
Reshaping the Brain
is founder and president of the Heroic Hearts Project, a nonprofit pioneering psychedelic therapies for military veterans. After being deployed as an Army Ranger in Afghanistan three times, he founded the Heroic Hearts Project in 2017.
Finding a New Fuel
Calvin Harris III,
a Coast Guard veteran, is the co-founder of Reveille Trading Company, a venture that works to create relationships with coffee farmers worldwide while bringing better-quality coffee to consumers.
Putting the Fun in Fundraising
is an alum of The Daily Show, with roles in The Office and The Hangover. He’s also a retired United States Marine, who has helped out with numerous veteran-related efforts over the years.
Strengthening Veteran Careers
served in the U.S. Army for six years and later built a sports nutrition company and FitOps, a foundation helping veterans through a program that qualifies them to work as personal trainers. Now he’s creating the University of Health & Performance.
Teaching Vets to Food Truck
Marine Corps veteran, is a co-founder of The Vet Chef, a food truck operating around the Seattle area that helps vets transition from military to civilian life by way of burrito-making.
Rucking to Make a Difference
is the founder of Ruck for Veterans. He’s an ex-Green Beret, and hosts free beach workouts three times weekly for vets and civilians in Los Angeles.
Carrying on the Legacy
James O. Schmidt
was born in 1928. He’s had a military career that has spanned more than 20 years and three wars—and he wants you to hear his story.
Standing Up for Veterans
a Vietnam war veteran, has served as a VFW post commander since 2010, where he’s been a galvanizing force for veteran’s causes in East Los Angeles.
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