Veterans own 9.1 % of all U.S. businesses, employing nearly 6 million Americans and generating $1 trillion in annual receipts, according to a recent report by SCORE.org, a mentor business network which helps entrepreneurs and small business owners all over the country.

"Veterans are highly sought out for employment because of their dedication and commitment," he said. "In the end, all that money goes into the economy in many different ways."

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