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Milspreneur's Business Name and Info: R. Riveter, American Handmade handbags made from up cycled military materials by military spouse nationwide.

Cameron Cruse is a phenomenal individual that has created a highly successful business to employ and empower military spouses all over the country. She is a mother, designer and proud army wife. Growing up just outside of Atlanta, GA left her with an appreciation for southern culture and warm weather. Upon completing her Masters in Architecture from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2010 - she did what most Military families do - she moved. An opportunity in disguise, as the one thing that might ruin a career actually paved the way for a much more impassioned and fulfilling path. She is fueled by an enthusiasm for art, design, and coffee. 

R. Riveter exists to provide mobile and flexible income to military spouses. The company is run by military spouses; from the making of the smallest purse part to the models on our advertisements.  The larger R. Riveter story has been created chapter by chapter by each individual military spouse involved in the company.  Purse parts come from all over the country, making each R. Riveter bag a symbol of the American way of life and our connection as a military community.  It is the mission at R. Riveter to inspire pride and patriotism into the hearts of each customer.  "We delight in the fact that we are completely homegrown and produce high quality, well-crafted items.  Our R. Riveter collection of handbags is the foundation of a company dedicated to serving the spouses of our service members. " - R. Riveter Website

The Milspo Project is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that educates and empowers military spouse entrepreneurs.