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Forever GI Bill Expands VA Educational Benefits

15 provisions enhance benefits for Veterans WASHINGTON — Effective Aug. 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) implemented 15 more provisions of the Harry W. Colmery Educational Assistance Act of 2017, also referred to as the Forever GI Bill. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); These provisions, in addition to the 13 implemented since the law was signed less than… Read more
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7/31/2018 SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bids

Here’s a recent list posted on July 31, 2018 of RFPs, RFIs, Pre-Solicitations, bid updates and more from Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps.gov). These are for various products and services for many government agencies. You must have an account with FedBizOpps.gov to view these bids. Your business must be verified with the CVE (click here for information about the CVE and… Read more

July 29, 2018 Marks the 243rd Anniversary of the Army Chaplain Corps

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The U.S. Army Chaplaincy provides religious support to America’s Army while assisting commanders in ensuring the right of free exercise of religion for all Soldiers. In short, we nurture the living, care for the wounded, and honor the fallen. Since July 29, 1775, approximately 25,000 Army Chaplains have served as religious and spiritual leaders for… Read more

National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day (July 27, 2018)

Presidential Proclamation on the Anniversary of National Korean War Armistice Day, 2018 This year marks the 65th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended the fighting of the Korean War.  For 3 brutal years, our Armed Forces and allies fought valiantly to stop the spread of communism and defend freedom on the Korean Peninsula.  On National Korean War Veterans… Read more
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7/25/2018 SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bids

Here’s a recent list posted on July 25, 2018 of RFPs, RFIs, Pre-Solicitations, bid updates and more from Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps.gov). These are for various products and services for many government agencies. You must have an account with FedBizOpps.gov to view these bids. Your business must be verified with the CVE (click here for information about the CVE and… Read more

4VETS4LIFE Program Invites Applications from Disabled American Veterans

Seeking applications from disabled American Veterans to participate in the 4VETS4LIFE program, Laura Tubesing promotes the need to change the lives of 10 disabled Veterans through new portals of public participation. Washington– The 4VETS4LIFE Program is seeking applications from wounded American Veterans to launch its inaugural program which is committed to providing new ways of honoring Americans whose needs exceed… Read more
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VOB Member News: Vistra Grows Team with Senior VP of Marketing and Communications

TAMPA, Fla., July 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vistra Communications LLC (Vistra), an integrated marketing communications firm, has expanded its team with the addition of Jamie Needham as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications. An accomplished marketing and communications executive, Jamie has a history of success leading high-performance teams and driving the continuous improvement of marketing and communications programs… Read more