Navy veteran opens Tasti D-Lite franchise after struggling to find employment

11/11/2011 | WJXT-TV (Jacksonville, Fla.)

Unable to find a job after spending 20 years in the Navy, Steve Burnett turned to franchising. Armed with discounted franchising fees through IFA's VetFran program, Burnett opened a Tasti D-Lite. "I appreciate the veterans that are serving today and coming back, and my message to them is, 'You may have to create your own job,' " said Burnett, who on Thursday held an event to honor veterans.

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