November/December 2017 Omaha Magazine

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Omaha is one of the most military-friendly towns in the nation. In fact, one of the

largest employers in the area is nearby Offutt Air Force Base, with more than 10,000 base jobs and more than 4,500 indirect jobs generated through the base, according to Offutt’s Economic Impact Analysis in 2015. The city is not simply home to active-duty military, but to many veterans and retirees. The same analysis stated that Omaha is home to nearly 9,000 military dependents. More than 43,000 retirees live within 150 miles of Offutt. That’s why Omaha is home to so many veteran-friendly companies, whether they are veteran-owned, veteran-friendly, or offer discounts to veterans who work with their business. The following businesses are telling their story of how they “HonOUR” veterans, just as we at Omaha Magazine “HonOUR” veterans—today and every day.


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