August 27, 2008
Veterans Get Hands-On Training in the Art of Entrepreneurship
College Station, Tex.
As an Army-trained sniper in Iraq and Afghanistan, John Reed was accustomed to facing formidable challenges head-on. Still, when it came time to present a business plan to a team of professors and advisers here at Texas A&M University, he felt shaky and longed to be back on his Texas ranch. It is the one place where he feels at peace.
But the audience he was facing at the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans With Disabilities was anything but hostile.