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Casting REAL USAA Members For National TV Commercial

Searching for REAL USAA Members for a TV commercial Must currently have USAA products.  Male or female. Ages 22-80. Specifically casting veterans (officers and enlisted), military spouses and adult children of veterans. Casting Call Details: Must currently have USAA products Male or female Ages 22-80 Specifically casting veterans (officers and enlisted) as well as military spouses and adult children of veterans Member… Read more “Casting REAL USAA Members For National TV Commercial”
Happy 100th Birthday American Legion!

March 15th Marks The 100th Anniversary of The American Legion

Join VOB in wishing the American Legion a very Happy 100th Birthday! The American Legion turns 100 today, March 15. It was on this date in 1919 when the first American Legion caucus was convened in Paris, coordinated by members of the American Expeditionary Force. Weary from war and its effects, they  were concerned about their lives after discharge, the… Read more “March 15th Marks The 100th Anniversary of The American Legion”
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VOB Member Whitty IT Solutions Announces New Client Wins, Double-Digit Growth and Executive Appointment

ATLANTA, March. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Information technology and professional services firm Whitty IT Solutions today announced that its revenue has grown more than 25 percent during the 2017-2018 fiscal year. At the same time, the company has doubled its employee count and won a slew of government subcontract project works in partnership with some of the largest companies in… Read more “VOB Member Whitty IT Solutions Announces New Client Wins, Double-Digit Growth and Executive Appointment”
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3/7/2019 SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bid Opportunities

Here’s a recent list posted on March 7, 2019 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 “3/7/2019 SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bid Opportunities”
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“Enlisted Military” Tops Survey of Most Stressful Jobs of 2019

Three-Quarters of Workers Are Stressed, Says New CareerCast Survey Enlisted Military, Firefighter and Airline Pilot Top the Most Stressful Jobs List Stress is unavoidable, but a vast majority of Americans feel unduly stressed at work with 78% of respondents to a new CareerCast survey rating their job stress at seven or higher on a ten-point scale. That’s a jump from… Read more ““Enlisted Military” Tops Survey of Most Stressful Jobs of 2019”
Purple Heart recipients

Secretary Wilkie testifies that VA will accelerate disability benefits claims processing for Purple Heart Medal recipients

WASHINGTON — Today at a congressional hearing VA Secretary Robert Wilkie announced that effective in April, it will provide priority disability benefits claims processing for the initial claims from discharged combat Veterans who have been awarded the Purple Heart Medal. Secretary Wilkie announced his decision at a hearing before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related… Read more “Secretary Wilkie testifies that VA will accelerate disability benefits claims processing for Purple Heart Medal recipients”
SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bids

2/21/2019 SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bid Opportunities

Here’s a recent list posted on February 21, 2019 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 “2/21/2019 SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bid Opportunities”