Category: Veterans Administration VOSB News

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day March 30, 2017

March 30th the nation will observe “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day”.  March 30th marks the historic withdrawal of United States troops from Vietnam on March 30, 1973.  Please join Veteran Owned Business, our members, families and friends as we pay tribute to the valiant service of Vietnam War and Vietnam-Era Veterans. All around our great nation there will be celebrations… Read more

VA awards 3 university contracts promoting community engagement with national cemeteries

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded three university contracts to research and share local history through the diversity of Veterans’ experience found in VA national cemeteries, officials announced Feb. 16. “The award of these three contracts signifies the VA National Cemetery Administration’s (NCA) dedication and commitment to providing enhanced memorialization and lasting tributes that commemorate the… Read more

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Will Benefit Veteran Owned Small Businesses

Veterans First Contracting Program to give preference to SDVOSBs and VOSBs On June 16, 2016 the Supreme Court held that 38 U.S.C. 8127(d) applies to all contracts including Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) and orders placed against the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) contracts. The Court also held the “rule of two” contracting procedures in section 8127(d) are not limited to those… Read more

Veterans Eligible for Free Training in Cybersecurity

Department of Homeland Security offers Free Training in Cybersecurity to Veterans Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Virtual Training Environment (Fed VTE) offers free online, on-demand cyber security training to government employees and Veterans. DHS also offers a Veterans Cybersecurity Training and Education Guide to help Veterans assess their readiness and interest in a cyber security career, prepare and plan for the necessary training, and engage by developing… Read more
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VetBiz and CVE Resources for SDVOSBs and VOSBs

Follow VOB On… Attention Veteran Owned Business Directory Members (and veterans thinking about starting/buying a business): The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization’s (OSDBU) VetBiz’s site provides information about the Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) (formerly the Center for Veterans Enterprise) efforts to verify Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs) and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs).  SDVOSBs and VOSBs who… Read more

SDVOSBs and VOSBs VA-Verification FREE Seminar

ATTENTION SERVICE DISABLED VETERAN OWNED SMALL BUSINESS (SDVOSB) AND VETERAN OWNED SMALL BUSINESS (VOSB) OWNERS Event: Steps to Becoming VA Verified Date: May 11, 2016 Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Center for Business Ingenuity, 900 State Street, Room 104, Erie, PA 16501 The Northwest Commission PTAC will present a FREE training seminar on “Steps to Becoming VA Verified” through the Veteran Administrations… Read more

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day March 30th, 2016

Attention Veteran Owned Business Members and Visitors: March 30th the nation will observe “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day”.  March 30th marks the historic withdrawal of United States troops from Vietnam on March 30, 1973.  Please join Veteran Owned Business, our members, families and friends as we pay tribute to the valiant service of Vietnam War and Vietnam-Era Veterans. All around… Read more