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Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day March 29th/30th

March 29th (in some states) and March 30th (in some states) 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.… Read more
Verified Veteran Owned Business

Veteran Owned Business and SDVOSB / DVBE Certifications

Below you’ll find Veteran Owned Business Certification, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (SDVOSB) Certifications and Disabled Veteran Owned Business (DVBE) Certifications resources. Certification and verification programs for Veteran Owned Small Businesses, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB), Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE), Veterans In Business, Veteran Business Owners, Veteran Entrepreneurs, Military Spouse Owned Businesses, Businesses owned by active duty… Read more
USAA Insurance

Casting REAL USAA Members For National TV Commercial

Searching for REAL USAA Members for a TV commercial Must currently have USAA products.  Male or female. Ages 22-80. Specifically casting veterans (officers and enlisted), military spouses and adult children of veterans. Casting Call Details: Must currently have USAA products Male or female Ages 22-80 Specifically casting veterans (officers and enlisted) as well as military spouses and adult children of veterans Member… Read more
Happy 100th Birthday American Legion!

March 15th Marks The 100th Anniversary of The American Legion

Join VOB in wishing the American Legion a very Happy 100th Birthday! The American Legion turns 100 today, March 15. It was on this date in 1919 when the first American Legion caucus was convened in Paris, coordinated by members of the American Expeditionary Force. Weary from war and its effects, they  were concerned about their lives after discharge, the… Read more
Verified Veteran Owned Business

VOB Member Whitty IT Solutions Announces New Client Wins, Double-Digit Growth and Executive Appointment

ATLANTA, March. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Information technology and professional services firm Whitty IT Solutions today announced that its revenue has grown more than 25 percent during the 2017-2018 fiscal year. At the same time, the company has doubled its employee count and won a slew of government subcontract project works in partnership with some of the largest companies in… Read more

3/7/2019 SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bid Opportunities

Here’s a recent list posted on March 7, 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
Army Photo

“Enlisted Military” Tops Survey of Most Stressful Jobs of 2019

Three-Quarters of Workers Are Stressed, Says New CareerCast Survey Enlisted Military, Firefighter and Airline Pilot Top the Most Stressful Jobs List Stress is unavoidable, but a vast majority of Americans feel unduly stressed at work with 78% of respondents to a new CareerCast survey rating their job stress at seven or higher on a ten-point scale. That’s a jump from… Read more