Mission BBQ prides itself on being more than just a place that serves all sorts of delicious meats. Its business is a tribute to America's heroes in uniforms, from those in the military to first responders in local communities. It's no accident that the first day Mission BBQ opened its doors to customers was Sept. 11, 2011.

Mission BBQ has more than a dozen locations throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Virginia. It also has mobile capabilities with its Bam-Bam smokers that were built from old military trucks. See why company co-founder Bill Kraus calls them an "adult version of the ice cream truck."

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