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Swimming with SEALS: Mission Accomplished
Brian Kolfage

In the millions of tons of freight and packages UPS moves each day, there’s an important story behind every air or ground bill.  Once in a while, the story pulls a little harder at the heartstrings.  Every so often, smiles get a little wider over a completed mission.

One such story features US Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage whose courage and perseverance in the face of hardship are truly inspirational.

In 2004, Brian tragically lost both legs and one hand while serving in Iraq. After sustaining the worst injuries ever survived by an airman in any war, Brian has continued to surf, kayak, and scuba dive with a true joy for life.  As an advocate and avid communicator, he travels the country with his wife Ashley to share the importance of supporting our wounded veterans and troops.

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From Nuclear Subs to Cardboard Boxes: A Veteran’s Take on Applying a Military Mindset to Small Business

As we step into the early days of November, I find myself running the logistics of the coming holiday period thru my mind. Today I ordered POS labels, thermal tape, Next Day Air envelopes, pouches and ink for my postage meter. Next, I have the entire inventory of my business to review and will need to place re-stocking orders before the holiday rush starts.

With this being my second holiday season as a The UPS Store owner, I find myself calm as I go through the steps to get ready.

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