Category: News

News specific to Veteran Owned Businesses (VOB), Veteran Owned Small Businesses (VOSB), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Disabled Veterans Business Enterprises (DVBE).

Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce

Wisconsin Designated As First National Guard & Reserve Component Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone In Nation

Wisconsin Veterans Chamber, US Chamber of Commerce partner with state of Wisconsin to expand workforce opportunities for National Guard & Reserve military spouses MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the multiple state agencies and US Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes, convened for a community engagement event on Thursday to discuss the issue of… Read more
Frequently Asked Questions

Today’s VOB FAQ: “Can I add my business’ profile from my phone?”

IMPORTANT VOB MESSAGE: a short while ago we implemented a new mobile “invite” form for those of you looking to add your business to VeteranOwnedBusiness.com using your phone. We’ve already had a numerous submissions but wanted to give an overview of the process for those who are a bit confused: If you hit our red (blue for nonprofits) signup button… Read more
Frequently Asked Questions

Today’s VOB FAQ: “Can I Add My Veteran Owned Franchise?”

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com Answer: YES! Follow VOB On… Dedication, long hours, hard work… buying a franchise is a logical choice for many military members transitioning into the civilian world! We have 100s of Veteran Owned Franchises profiled in VeteranOwnedBusiness.com.  We have Subway locations, more than a dozen JDog Junk Removal & Hauling locations, Comfort Keepers franchises, Signarama locations, Visiting Angels franchises, Tutti Frutti… Read more
Frequently Asked Questions

Today’s VOB FAQ: What types of products/services do you typically get calls/emails about?

Follow VOB On… VeteranOwnedBusiness.com Answer: we have over 2,500 categories. Every business member’s profile has a direct communication connection with the business’ representative. A majority of business correspondence goes directly to our members. Over the years we’ve received numerous “thank you” letters, emails, phone calls and more from members who represent a wide range of products/services. These range from one… Read more
FDVA Director Danny Burgess

Florida’s Governor, Cabinet Appoint Burgess Veterans’ Affairs Director

TALLAHASSEE – Former State Rep. Danny Burgess was appointed Executive Director of the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs by Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet during the Jan. 24, 2019 Cabinet Meeting. “I thank my fellow members of the Florida Cabinet for approving Danny to lead the Department of Veterans’ Affairs,” said Gov. Ron DeSantis. “His unwavering commitment to… Read more
"It Is The Veteran" Poem

It Is The Veteran – Read This Veterans Day Poem!

Please “like” and “share” if you agree! This poem is at the heart of why we launched Veteran Owned Business 10 years ago. Anyone can put a sticker on a window saying “we support our troops/veterans” but if you really want to show your support for those who served (and continue to serve) our great nation, make an effort to… Read more
Gen. Ashenhurst Sworn In As New ODVS Director

General Ashenhurst Sworn In As New Ohio Department of Veterans Services Director

Photo courtesy Office of the Ohio Governor[/caption] COLUMBUS – Earlier this month, Deborah Ashenhurst was appointed the new Director of the Ohio Department of Veterans Services, the move was approved by the 133rd General Assembly of the Ohio Legislature and she began her duties in charge of the state-run agency that exists to help honor, provide benefits and resources, and advocate for Ohio’s former… Read more