Dauntless & Determined; 2016 OWP Persons of the Year

More than any other sector, veterans struggle with homelessness and unemployment. Even those returning with few physical injuries must deal with significant mental and emotional scars. One group of men in the Willamette Valley has taken their personal stories and launched a wine company aimed at tackling these tough issues, restoring dignity to wounded soldiers in the process.

Dauntless Wine Cømpany was founded in 2014 by Marine veterans Ryan Mills, Ben Martin and Paul Warmbier; each served at least one deployment in Iraq. (Read more in Oregon Wine Press)