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).

"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
Veteran Owned Business | Verified | Louisiana

Louisiana To Create Veteran Business Certification, Database

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana will create a new program that certifies businesses that are owned by veterans or their surviving spouses. Consumers will be able to search a database to find those businesses, under the bill that won final passage Sunday with a 98-0 House vote. The legislation creates the Veterans First Business Initiative in the state’s economic… Read more
We Salute These Businesses, Government Agencies and Organizations Who Use Veteran Owned Business!

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com June 2019 Website Numbers

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com June 2019 website numbers are in: 290,542 unique visitors (Nearly 1.6 million so far in 2019) 4,000,000+ page views (close to 20,000,000 so far in 2019) 16,181 unique visitors on busiest day And as always… thank you so much for your support of business’ owned by veterans, active duty military, reservists and military spouses as well as nonprofit organizations… Read more
VA News Release

Veterans Affairs to Reduce Rates for Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance

On July 1, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will reduce Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) monthly premium rates from 7 cents per $1,000 to 6 cents per $1,000 of insurance, along with Family SGLI Program (FSGLI) premium rates for spousal coverage at all age brackets. SGLI is a program that provides low-cost term life insurance coverage to eligible… Read more
Veteran Owned Business | Verified | Michigan

State of Michigan Veteran Owned Business Certification

Michigan Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Preference: Michigan has a special commitment to veterans with service-connected disabilities who bid on State of Michigan contracts. Under Public Act 91 of 2005, businesses owned by qualified service-disabled veterans get up to a 10 percent pricing preference. “Service-connected disability” is defined as a disability incurred or aggravated in the line of duty in the active… Read more
Vet Centers 40th Anniversary

Celebrating 40 Years Of Readjustment Counseling Services At Vet Centers

The Veterans Health Administration, Readjustment Counseling Service and its 300 Vet Centers will host Open Houses the month of June to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Vet Centers providing readjustment counseling services to Veterans, active duty service members and their families. Public Law 96-22 was signed on June 13, 1979 establishing Vet Centers within the VA in response to Vietnam… Read more
SDVOSB Newsletter

SDVOSB Solicitation – Department of Labor

Remedial Action Plan Implementation at the Gainesville Job Corps Center Solicitation Number: 1630DC-19-Q-00028 Agency: Department of Labor Office: Employment Training Administration Location: Office of Contracts Management (National) Synopsis: Added: Apr 17, 2019 3:59 pm Modified: May 07, 2019 2:29 pm Project Information The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) seeks the services of a qualified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business… Read more