Canadian Contractor

Steve Payne   

Us military guys (are perfect for residential building)… when we’ve got a job to do, we know how to work together and get it done.



"No problem, no fuss, no drama."

A post from Roger Smallman, ex-military, on Damon Bennett’s call for our industry to provide more residential construction opportunities for returned veterans…

“Well, as a veteran myself, I can say that us ex-military guys do work well in a group because that’s what we were trained to do. When we’ve got a job to do, we know how to work together and get it done. No problem, no fuss, no drama. The fact that you’re working with other vets means that there’s someone who has some of the same background as you, even if they were born on the other side of the country (or even in another country). So you get a connection quicker with your co-workers, something beyond just the construction side of things. And as some of us did join the military at an early age, we can put our X number of years in and still be young enough to do the labour. Good idea, BZ to you, Damon.”

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