We were founded on more than just a determination to create better tools. We’re a band of brothers and sisters, brought together and inspired by a seemingly ordinary gym conversation between two army veterans: one, a former leader of a global tool company, and the other a combat veteran who was wounded during an ambush in Afghanistan. Paralyzed from the waist down, his challenges went beyond the hardships of transitioning to civilian life. He was struggling to secure the aid he needed to add wheelchair ramps to his home, and after far too many delays, he gave up and funded the modifications from his own pocket.
It was this exchange that sparked the other veteran and his team to act. They became determined to leverage their industry experience to help not only veterans, like his friend at the gym but the millions of hardworking people who count on their tools to build their slice of the American dream. As a result, in early 2018, Spec Ops Tools was born with a single mission: to never forget those who serve us and never fail those we serve.