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About the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce

Nevada's first Chamber of Commerce formed to serve Veteran-owned firms

​ The Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce is a business association that serves Veteran-owned firms. The mission is to encourage and promote the business development, workforce development, growth and legal operation of Veteran-owned firms. The vision is to help Veteran-owned firms serve, lead, and succeed in business.


Data on Veteran-Owned Firms

United States Census Bureau's Annual Business Survey

January 28, 2021

Release Number: CB21-TPS.08


Veteran-owned firms make up about 5.9% (337,934) of all businesses.

Receipts ​

Veteran-owned firms have an estimated $947.7 billion in receipts.


Veteran-owned firms hire approximately 3.9 million employees.


Veteran-owned firms process an estimated $177.7 billion in annual payroll.

Featured Members

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Mayor Al Litman

Mesquite, Nevada


With the advent of the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce, our Veterans and First Responders have a voice in the business community.  As the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce grows, so will the support of our veteran and first responder owned businesses, providing needed jobs for those leaving the military.

Mayor Carolyn Goodman

Las Vegas, Nevada


As a proud mother of a retired Marine, it gives me immense pride to see organizations (such as yours) that work for and on behalf of our nation’s heroes and veterans. Please accept my heartfelt appreciation for your ongoing work for those who have so valiantly served our country.

Mayor Debra March

Henderson, Nevada


The City of Henderson is proud of those that have served in our military and as first responders in our community. As a Blue Star mother of a former Army Ranger, I know how hard it can be to re-enter the workforce. We’re grateful to the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce for their efforts to help create, grow and sustain businesses owned by Armed Forces members, and for their advocacy on behalf of our heroes.

Mayor John Lee

North Las Vegas, Nevada


The Armed Forces Chamber provides invaluable resources to the men and women who bravely answered the call to serve and lead our nation. The City of North Las Vegas is grateful to the Armed Forces Chamber for supporting our veterans as they transition to civilian life and become leaders in our community through business ownership and entrepreneurship.

Mayor Kiernan McManus

Boulder City, Nevada


Boulder City is home to many Veterans who continue their service by making our City a better community.  The Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce can be an excellent resource for Veterans to improve businesses they run or to begin new ventures.  I thank the Chamber for their efforts in providing the services and support to our Veterans and First Responders.

Vice Chair Leo Blundo

Nye County, Nevada (District 4) ​


US veterans account for 10 percent of Nye County residents. Nye County's veterans have business development and workforce development needs that are constantly being met with the assistance of the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce. Nye County is forever grateful to the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce for being a community partner.