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SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bids – 11/28/2018

Here’s a recent list posted on November 28, 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
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Post-9/11 GI Bill Housing Payment Rates Update

WASHINGTON – Today the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced key changes in the processing of GI Bill benefits payments under the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 (Forever GI Bill). Because of continued information technology difficulties with implementing sections 107 and 501 of the law, both of which change the way monthly housing allowance payments are… Read more
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Colonel Don Bray joins 4VETS4LIFE as Member of 4LiPHE Board of Advisors

Washington – 4VETS4LIFE, announces the inclusion of Colonel Donald Bray as the newest member of the 4LiPHE Board of Advisors. Colonel Bray is recently retired after 35 years of service from the Department of the Army, where he was the acting director of Cybersecurity and Information Assurance.  Colonel Bray served in Operation Uphold Democracy, Task Force Sinai and two tours… Read more
Nonprofit Members

Giving Tuesday: Helping Veterans and The Military Community

Whether your generosity this #GivingTuesday includes a financial gift, item donation(s), volunteering or any and all, we thank you for taking the time to check out our list of nonprofit organizations! Including museums, At Risk Veterans groups, service dog suppliers, free transpiration, employment help and more! ***please be sure to scroll down to see a list of categories*** This #GivingTuesday… Read more
Small Business Programs Office Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Small Business Programs Office Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Small Business Programs Office Jet Propulsion Laboratory Ref.: Request for Proposal (RFP) No. JL-2672-20181113 The California Institute of Technology s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) operating under a prime contract with NASA is seeking small businesses with capabilities to provide X-band Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers (TWTAs) for the Psyche Mission. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Laboratory has determined that respondents… Read more
Backpacks For Life

Backpacks For Life Launches The Bowery Pack, a Backpack Designed For Homeless Veterans

After distributing over 5,500 backpacks to veterans in need, the team at Backpacks For Life realized that there wasn’t a backpack designed specifically to meet the needs of the homeless and at-risk veteran community that Backpacks For Life serves…so they designed one. Former Marine Corps veteran, Sgt. Brett D’Alessandro designed The Bowery Pack with one thing in mind…our veterans. (adsbygoogle… Read more
Green Bay Packers Veterans

Packers Mentor-Protégé Program to host networking event Nov. 28

The Green Bay Packers Mentor-Protégé Program will host a networking event Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 8:30 a.m. at the Lambeau Field Atrium. The event will include a roundtable discussion with human resources professionals, who will offer real solutions to small business HR questions. Following the discussion, there will be time for networking. Any local business professional who wishes to know… Read more