Military Family-Owned Businesses

Why We Should Support Military Family-Owned Businesses

Supporting Military Family-Owned Businesses is patriotic. So how is it patriotic? Because Military Veterans and their families have all made sacrifices for our country. They are also a major part of what makes the country great. So it’s fair to say that without them, we would not be living in the best country on earth.

Some enterprising Military veterans have started small Family-Owned businesses. When you shop at their stores, not only are you buying products Made in the USA, but it’s also a great way to thank them for their service and sacrifice.

Five Great Military Family-Owned Businesses

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Several of these Military Families are selling their products on Amazon, as well as their own websites and even local retailers. So as you’re looking for everyday products or a gift for someone, check them out!



Nomadés is a small business in Loveland, CO. They also happen to be proudly owned & operated by Military Spouses. Their product collection features a wide selection of custom designed silver charms that are also uniquely military themed. They’re great accessories for yourself, as well as making great gifts. They are also all hand made in America!

In their own words…

What makes our products unique?
The value of our custom designed USA made silver charms is in their emotional story. We create charms that uniquely represent US military. From distinctive designs for military locations, to service charms showing military pride, we have a way to tell the personal story of those wearing it.

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Categories: Accessories, Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Foot Notes, Gift Certificates, Hero Boxes, Joint Bases, Life Moments, Marine Corps, Military Service, Navy, Salt of the Earth, Sisterhood, Spacers

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Ravenox Made in USA Rope and Hardware

Ravenox is a Military Family-Owned manufacturing company. They produce the highest quality ropes as well as many other fine products. Besides making quality products, what makes them special? It’s also because they use American-made machines from the early 20th century and American labor.

In their own words…

What makes our products unique?
As one of the only twisted rope manufacturers in the United States, Ravenox is a true, direct-to-consumer manufacturer. We customize our rope and rope related products to suit any need. To help protect our planet and be environmentally friendly we use organic and upcycled yarns in our production.

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Rope & Cordage: Cotton Rope (Twisted & Braided), Braided Polypropylene Rope, Twisted Propylene Rope, Manila Rope, UnManila/ProManila Rope, Nylon Rope, Polyester Rope, Bungee Cord, Spectra, Customizable Rope, HMPE (Mooring Lines), Kevlar Rope & Twine, Chenille Rope

Rope Chafe Protection: Sheepskin Dock Line Chafe Guards, PNW with Hook-and-Clasp Securement, PNW Tubular, XT Wear Protection, DXC Wear Protection, Asgard Chafe Protection, SX Chafe Guard

Hardware & Accessories: Carabiners, Cord Hooks, Loops & Ends, Cord Locks, Plastic Buckles, Metal Hardware, Scissors & Shears, Whistles, Webbing Accessories, Zipper Pulls

They also have other cool products: Bird Shop, Lighting, Pet Supplies & Horse Tack, Walking Safety Rope, Gift Certificates

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Unique PL8Z

Unique PL8Z - License Plate Art

Unique Pl8z is a small business on a mission to empower as well as encourage Military Veterans and spouses through employment. It is proud to create handcrafted art and home accessories that is as unique as the veterans that have made them.

In their own words…

What makes our products unique?
Our art tells a story in an unconventional way. Our designs are created using unexpected materials and our craft in and of itself is unique. We repurpose expired license plates that we have ethically sourced. We handcraft each and every piece so that the design is a true reflection of the person it is created for. Fun, unexpected, and thoughtful art for your home or office.

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Categories: Gifts, Jewelry, Home & Kitchen, Clothing, Shoes & Accessories, Wedding, and more…

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CozyPhones - Character headband headphones

CozyPhones was “Born on Amazon”. What are CozyPhones? They are super comfortable, as well as super soft and ultra thin Fleece Headband Headphones. You’ll love the sleeping headset, soft ear phones for sleeping. They also have free shipping on qualified orders!

In their own words…

What makes our products unique?
We invented the character headband headphones for kids and are patent pending. We have also partnered with Nickelodeon, Sesame Street, and others to bring more beloved characters to CozyPhones.

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Categories: Adult CozyPhones, Kids Originals (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, JoJo Siwa, Paw Patrol, Nickelodeon, Sesame Street), Kids Wireless Headphones, Licensed CozyPhones, CozyPhones Case

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Shaded Trails

Shaded Trails is a small Military Family-Owned business in San Diego, CA. They make all natural, vegan dog treats. So go ahead and try them, your dogs will love these tasty snacks!

In their own words…

What makes our products unique?
We are one of the very few dog treat companies in which our treats are animal product free, grain free, and made only with simple, natural human grade ingredients. Our treats are perfect for all dogs, even those with limited ingredient diets due to common allergies.

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Shaded Trails products are sold online on Amazon. They are also available in select retail stores. Two retail locations are in Lake Havasu City, AZ. They are also in the San Diego, CA area: La Jolla, San Diego, Imperial Beach, Chula Vista, Carlsbad, Escondido. Also available in Las Vegas, NV and Kirkland, WA.

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Thank You To Military Veterans

Amy and I would like to thank all of our Military veterans. We’re also pleased to shop from Military Family-owned businesses every opportunity we get. Thank you for visiting our website, and thank you for supporting Military Family-Owned businesses when you shop!

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