Ep. 20 – Matthew Griffin & Donald Lee (Combat Flip Flops)

Despite their difference in military rank when they served in the Army’s elite 75th Ranger Regiment – one a seasoned enlisted man with a combat deployment already under his belt, and the other, a new lieutenant working to gain experience and the respect of other Rangers – Donald Lee and Matthew Griffin became fast friends.  They went to war together several times, all the while hatching a plan to become business partners when the bullets stopped whizzing overhead.  What they started, in spite of a few roadblocks along the way, was Combat Flip Flops – a successful flip flop company, that now produces other clothing and gear as well.  Combat Flip Flops employs a business model that helps create stability and security in war-torn countries by helping to educate children there, clear unexploded mines, and provide economic opportunities and a sense of purpose that otherwise wouldn’t exist.  And they do it with a sense of humor and community that only two individuals who have endured the “suck” of multiple combat deployments could.  This is another incredible, inspirational story you don’t want to miss!


2017-11-15T03:22:05+00:00June 5th, 2017|

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