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About Military Community Champions

Creating military and business partnerships

The Bossier Chamber of Commerce is launching a new program to showcase our community's support for our military, spouses and veterans. We seek to create a business environment and community that:

  • Showcases for our military members who move into our community the numerous opportunities here for military spouses and children.
  • Encourages our military members to stay here when they leave the military, because our businesses are committed to hiring veterans.
  • Recruits businesses to the area because we have such a strong military, family and veteran footprint.
  • Comes together to show everyone that we truly support our military, their families and our veterans.


Military Community Partner Decals web

Thanks to our Strategic Military Community Champion sponsor Willis-Knighton Health System, Operational Military Community Champion sponsor Barksdale Federal Credit Union for supporting this important cause.
CLICK HERE to take up the mantle of supporting our military with them!

Are you a Military Community Champion? See if you qualify.

Businesses/organizations must at least four of the following criteria. CLICK HERE to apply!

Offer a military discount.

Give veterans preference when hiring.

Participate in the DOD SkillBridge program.

Provide a military mentorship program.

Have hiring procedures in place to actively seek to hire military-connected individuals (veterans, spouses, dependents).

Support Guard/Reserve deployments with accommodations like salary differential, full pay, medical, same career path upon return,

Create a policy/maintain a goal to employ a certain percentage of military-connected individuals on your staff.

Utilize and seek out suppliers/vendors that are veteran-owned businesses or service-disable veteran-owned small businesses.

Be a member of the Bossier Chamber.

Give annually to a military related charitable cause or organization.

Have a program in place to support military/veterans/spouses.

Make disability accommodations for military-connected individuals.

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