Hi, my name
is Mike Bellard . . .
I am your host and webmaster
for this Veterans Business Directory. Before I tell you about
my website, allow me to tell you a little about myself.
Since 1998, I have had the honor and
privilege to be an Associate (non-veteran) Member of the Marine Corps League, where I currently serve on both the
state and local level as an appointed officer, and serve on various committees. During this time, I have developed a strong bond
with our veterans and with other veterans' organizations.
our 2011 National Convention, I learned of the need for a directory of businesses which are owned or
operated by members in the Marine Corps League. That is when I started
planning my website. When I returned home, I continued to talk with
other veterans about my project.
I soon realized that I should create
directories for all veterans and their families who own or manage a business. This way my directories can serve all veterans.
I am currently the webmaster for two veterans'
business directories: The Scarlet And Gold
Business Directory is for Marine Corps Veterans, FMF Corpsman, their families, and members of Marine
Corps Veterans' Organizations. This business directory is open to all veterans and their
Now that you know how this website came
to be, I invite you to take some time to explore it. There will
soon be pages for each state, with additional pages as needed, for metropolitan areas like Phoenix,
Arizona. I also have web pages
I hope you enjoy this Veterans Business
Directory. If you are a veteran and you or a member of your
family has or runs a business, then I invite you to include your business card ad in this
To start the process, go to the
“Start Here” page and download your
If you do not own or operate a business,
then I ask you to recommend another veteran or their family member who does to become a part of this business
directory. When they place their ad in the directory, you will receive a
discount coupon from one of the businesses in the directory as my way of thanking you for helping the
directory to grow.
When you are referring a veteran
or a member of their family to this Veterans' Business Directory, then you can download the information you
will want them to have right here: Veterans Business Directory.pdf.
Thank you for visiting my