Veteran Owned Businesses

Shop Veteran-Owned Businesses in Jacksonville, NC

Shopping Veteran-owned businesses is a way of life in this community. The spouses of active-duty service members often run small businesses while their loved ones are deployed. Non-active duty military often find this the perfect place to launch the business of their dreams. Start with this list of businesses that you can support while visiting our area. 

Mission BBQ-People stand for National Anthem at noon-Jacksonville NC

Above:  Veteran-owned Mission BBQ offers a daily salute to the stars and stripes. Stand at attention at noon for the National Anthem.   

Carolina's Finest Lounge & Grill at Albert J Ellis Airport-OAJ-Jacksonville NC

Above: Carolina’s Finest Lounge & Grill is located inside the Albert J Ellis Airport (OAJ) passenger terminal. Owners Jackie and Mike Barton retired here after 28 years in the Marine Corps.  

American Dream Cakes-Baby Girl Pink Cake with Butterflies-Jacksonville NC

Above: American Dream Cakes owner Gunilla Kroshus met her husband when he was in the Marine Corps in Yugoslavia.  Today they have been baking up treats for more than twenty years.   

Food & Beverage

American Dream Cakes BakeryAngry Ginger Irish Pub
Carolina's Finest Lounge & Grill
Clean Eatz
Hooligan's Pub & Music Hall
Honey Baked Ham two locations
Lazzara's Pizza
Limelight of Jacksonville
The Milk Road
Mission BBQ
Muddy's Coffee
Nick's Black Sheep Tavern
Peno Mediterranean Grill
Pizza Magia

Retail / Service

Armageddon ArmoryBomb's Away TattooCole's Farm
Combat CyclesCPR Cell Phone & Computer RepairGreen Clean Auto Spa
LaPointe Automotive ServicesLions Eye GamesSaigon Sam's two locations


Cracked It! Escape RoomFlipn' AxeFlipn' Axe II
Iron Forged FitnessSouthwest PaintballZing Zumm Children's Museum

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