ROCKFORD, ill., August 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Fire Department Coffee recently announced that it has received official recognition as a Certified Veterans Business Enterprise National Association of Veterans Owned Businesses (NaVOBA).
It’s the Gold standard of recognition of veteran-owned businesses because it requires the business to be majority owned, operated and controlled by veterans of the US military. This is a higher standard than many other certifications, and it is a standard that we are proud to meet.
Founder, CEO and Principal Owner Luc Schneider is a Navy veteran. He served from 2004 to 2008 as Damage Controlman 2nd Class Petty Officer (DC2) who is a firefighter on board. On board the ship, Schneider was a member of the Visit, Board, Search and Seizure Team, whose mission was to combat terrorism, piracy and smuggling, as well as inspect other vessels. at sea.
Schneider served amid our nation’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and his ultimate goal has always been to become a professional firefighter. Every sailor in the US Navy is trained as a firefighterSchneider therefore knew that this training would be extremely valuable to him in the future.
In the Navy, Schneider was first introduced to working long hours, which is also common for firefighters. In search of fuel to get through these seemingly endless changes, he discovered a love for coffee and the powerful burst of energy it gave him.
When Schneider left the US Navy to pursue a career as a professional firefighter, he also founded Fire Department Coffee, which is dedicated to providing freshly roasted, flavorful coffee to people around the world. He started with Fire Department Coffee’s Original medium roast coffee as well as the signature Bourbon infused coffee as part of the growing range of Coffee brewed in the spirit.
The business of Fire Department Coffee has grown rapidly and they offer an exceptional selection of incredible roasts from the top coffee producing regions of the world. But those who love Fire Department Coffee also recognize the authenticity of the men and women behind this incredible coffee.
Real veterans and real firefighters. Really run the show.
About the firemen’s café
Launched in 2016, Fire Department Coffee is veteran owned and run by firefighters with a mission to make great coffee and an even bigger mission to support our country’s heroes in need. Ten percent of the net proceeds goes to help first responders who are injured on the job, mentally or physically, or who face other serious health issues. Fire Department Coffee offers a wide variety of freshly roasted coffees including The Original Medium Roast, Light Roast, Dark Roast, Donut Shop, Backdraft Espresso, and a range of Bourbon, Rum, Tequila and Whiskey infused coffees. For more information, please visit firedeptcoffee.com.
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SOURCE Firemen’s Café