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Apple Veterans Affairs

Apple lets veterans track their health records on the iPhone

American veterans receiving care through the Veterans Health Administration will be able to securely view their aggregated health records directly in the Health app on their iPhone. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Working with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Apple announced that the Health Records on iPhone feature will be available soon to veterans. For the first time,… 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
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2/7/2019 SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bid Opportunities

Here’s a recent list posted on February 6, 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
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
Hire Veterans

Do You Hire Veterans? Apply For The DOL’s VETS Medallion Program

The Department of Labor has launched the Hire VETS Medallion Program. This is the only federal award that recognizes employers of all sizes who excel at hiring and retaining veterans.  A Medallion Award employer can use a “digital” Medallion for their website and advertising. The Medallion shows customers, the public, business partners, and potential employees that your business is dedicated… 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