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Veteran-founded Issaquah company funds education in Afghanistan one step at a time

Veteran Army Ranger Matt Griffin co-founded Combat Flip Flops with 5 fellow vets. They donate their profits to the literacy program Aid Afghanistan for Education.

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Combat Flip Flops is an Issaquah-based company founded by 5 veterans all working towards a common goal: to educate girls in Afghanistan. The profits from the footwear and apparel they sell go to Aid Afghanistan for Education, one of the country's most effective programs in promoting literacy among girls as young as 5 and women in their 50's. 

Joining New Day to discuss the company and its efforts is Former Army Ranger and co-founder Matt Griffin.

Segment Producer Suzie Wiley. Watch New Day Northwest 11 AM weekdays on KING 5 and streaming live on KING5.com. Contact New Day.