Former Army Ranger Makes Flip Flops And More For Peace

Combat Flip Flops got its start in Afghanistan, where cofounder Matthew Griffin and his two partners, Donald Lee and Andy Sewrey, Griffin’s brother-in-law, served seven deployments among them. Griffin and Lee were Army Rangers. Griffin said when people ask him what they did in Afghanistan he tells them they were professional kidnappers. “We would go after high value targets, working our way up the food chain,” he said. Griffin, 40, left the Army in 2006 and worked in the homebuilding industry until 2008 when it crashed. Next he worked for a company that provided medical care in remote locations.

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