Veteran Owned Business Directory (SDVOSB / VOB) Blog

December 31st, 2008

Welcome To The Veteran Owned Business Directory News Blog

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Launched on Veterans Day 2008, Veteran Owned Business (.com) is the leading free, comprehensive, user-friendly directory of businesses owned by military veterans, active duty military, reservists and service disabled veterans of the United States Army, Air Force (USAF), Marines (USMC), Navy (USN), Coast Guard (USCG) and National Guard.

Americans in the United States and abroad have an easy way to proudly search for products and services that are unique in the fact that they are all made by, sold by or serviced by United States military veterans!

More information about can be found by visiting or by calling our toll free number at (877) VOB-List. You can also like on Facebook at: and follow on Twitter at:

Is your business a Veteran Owned Business?  If so, get your company seen by government agencies, corporate purchasing departments, contractors, consumers and fellow veterans looking for your products and services. Click here to add your listing. It’s free!

Looking for more information about the Veteran Owned Business Directory?  Be sure to search through the Blog.  Here you will find important information on new Veteran Owned Business Directory member, site updates, future plans, news and other notable information and achievements including event information specifically for SDVOSBs and VOBs.

From one veteran owned business to another… thank you for your service to our country!

Brian K. St.Ours, Founder
Veteran Owned Business Project
The Free Directory Of Businesses Owned By U.S. Military Veterans

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Food Network Casting Call For Female Veterans

October 5th, 2015

Guy’s Grocery Games (hosted by Guy Fieri)

Nationwide Casting Call for Veterans for Guy's Grocery Games Special Military Veteran Episode

Food Network and Guy’s Grocery Games is currently casting female military veterans for a chance to showcase their culinary talents and possibly win up to $20,000.  There is also a casting call for all veterans with culinary talents.

For questions and more information, contact:

Liz Harris, Casting Producer, Levity Entertainment Group
direct:  860-307-6423  | office: 424-702-3880 | email:

Or apply now by visiting

October News: Casting Call, Breast Cancer Awareness, Yogi Berra and More!

October 2nd, 2015

Veteran Owned Business

VA a Leader in Breast Cancer Screening


Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women, following lung cancer. Breast Cancer Awareness Month fact: Localized breast cancer has a 99 percent survival rate if detected early! Links to a Breast Cancer Risk Calculator, read about risk factors, links to the VA Women’s Health Services’ website and much more…Click here to read more

Nationwide Casting Call for “Guy’s Grocery Games”

Casting Call Food Network and Guy’s Grocery Games (Hosted by Guy Fieri) is filming a special episode featuring Military Veterans for their upcoming season and are searching nationwide for Veterans. If you have a competitive spirit and the ability to think quickly on your feet, then this is your chance to show America your exceptional cooking skills (and a chance to win $20,000)Click here to read more

An American Hero: Mourning the Loss of Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra in Uniform Yogi Berra has passed away at the age of 90. Yogi conducted his life with unwavering integrity, humility and a contagious good humor that elevated him beyond baseball legend. At 18 Yogi Berra joined the U.S. Navy and served as a machine gunner on the USS Bayfield during the D-Day invasion of Normandy. He often said that his military service in Word War II was more significant to him than anything he did on the baseball field…Click here to read more

New Member Badges Available

VOB Proud Member New Veteran Owned Business Member Badges are now available (Restaurants, Technology, Real Estate and more). After receiving many requests for badges and banners for our Proud Veteran Owned Business SDVOSB & Nonprofit Members, we are proud to announce our new Badges and Banners are available to our members…Click here to read more

House Passes Cost of Living Adjustment

VOB Proud Member The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation that will provide a cost of living adjustment to VA-offered benefits for disabled veterans that would take effect in 2016. Cost of Living (COL) adjustments are made to match inflation and must be approved by Congress each year. The House also passed legislation that would speed up federal payments to veterans with complex benefits claims...Click here to read more

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Send us your press releases/news, updates, new employees; address changes, happenings, etc. to share with our members and supporters. Contact our media department at: (877) 862-5478 x1 or email us at: with all the details for possible inclusion in future articles, newsletters, blog post and social media blasts.

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Veteran Owned Business does not guarantee any of the special offers listed below.  Please contact each business for details on their specific discounts.  Interested in getting your business profile? Look for the red “sign up now” button on Want to see your company’s special offer in our next newsletter? Contact us at (877) 862-5478 x4.

The Rapacke Law Group is a Full Service Fixed Fee Intellectual Property Law Firm providing legal expertise backed by practical work experience, specializing in RLG’s Patent and Intellectual Property…Click here for more information

South Coast Surety a proud VOB Member and supporter of Veteran Business Owners, South Coast Surety’s In-House Authority provides Underwriting Preference to all VOBs. They want to help you grow your business and increase your capacity for bonded jobsClick here for more information

The Law Offices of Daniel A. Higson The only Certified Bankruptcy Specialist in Ventura County certified by two boards – the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization and The American Board of Certification…Click here for more information

Kim Panozzo – HomeSmart Offers a 1% Discount on Listing your Home for Sale and 1% Back as Closing Costs when Purchasing a Home…Click here for more information

Hyundai of Yuma appreciates what you did for us and offers Free Oil Changes fir Active Duty Personnel and discounts up to $500 for Veterans…Click here for more information

Charm City Branding offer discounts to all SDVOSBs and VOSBs when purchases are made through their website. For your discount code, you must contact them directly. So, go ahead, check out their items, and contact them for your discount…Click here for more information

Independent Farm Bureau Financial Services Agent – Jesse Olson makes insurance simple! Call today for your free, no obligation Super CheckClick here for more information

DRMcNatty & Associates provides Project Management Solutions that SIMPLY WORK. Consulting Services, Hosting, Implementation & System Services, Custom Applications, and Training solutions are available…Click here for more information

Bug Me No More Pest Solutions offers 20% off your first pest control service Includes FREE termite inspection Includes FREE pest inspectionClick here for more information

Click here to view More Member Special Offers/Coupon Directory by state!

Want to see your Special Offer Here? (877) 862-5478 Ext. 4

FlexTech Solutions provides flexible solutions to all their customers reverse logistics needs. FlexTech is comprised of electronics experts who have innovated many of the cellular repair and reverse logistics industry practices since the late 1990’s…Click here for more information

AdvantaClean specializes in fast 24/7 emergency service for water damage in Valparaiso, IN and surrounding areas…Click here for more information

Crossman Towing and Recovery specializes in Vehicle towing and recovery services, Vehicle Lockouts and 24/7 Emergency Roadside Assistance…Click here for more information

Arbor Construction Services guarantees high-quality construction for each and every project. Check out samples of their recent work, and you’ll agree that they’re the best choice for your home renovation project…Click here for more information

Neptech, Inc. stands for New Product Technology and is a world-class manufacturer, custom engineering firm and stocking distributorClick here for more information

MTPLS Land Surveyors provides Boundary Surveys, Elevations Certifications, Topographic Surveys, As-Built, Alta ACSM Land Titles, Storm Water Management, Locations Surveys, Construction StakeoutClick here for more information

Premier Choice Properties will give 30% of their gross commission as a cash rebate/credit at closing to the home buyer/seller at the time of closing...Click here for more information

Alpha-Omega Training and Compliance, Inc. offers a wide range of services in the environmental, health, safety and aviation fieldsClick here for more information

 Click here to view More Member Special Offers/Coupon Directory by state!

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Nonprofit Organization?

Veteran Owned Business Nonprofit Member

Are you with a nonprofit organization that is mission focused on helping Veterans and their families?  We’d love to have you in our nonprofit section on Veteran Owned Business.  Look for the “Nonprofit Organizations sign up here” link under the red “sign up now” button on

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Future Newsletter Topics:

What is the Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) and what does it mean to my business? How do I get my business on GSA? Veteran Owned Businesses by the Numbers. SDVOSB/VOSB contracting opportunities. Interesting VOB Members. Politicians Who Are Fighting For VOBs. The Veterans Hiring Veterans Initiative. Franchising Opportunities for Veterans and much, much more!