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National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament

VA cancels National Disabled Veterans TEE Tournament and National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic amid COVID-19 pandemic

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today the National Disabled Veterans TEE (Training, Exposure and Experience) Tournament, which had been scheduled for Sept. 13 to Sept. 18, in Riverside, Iowa, and the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic, scheduled to occur Sept. 20 to 25 in San Diego, Cali., have been canceled amid concerns surrounding COVID-19. VA made… Read more
Veteran Owned Business "Thank You"

May 2020 Veteran Owned Business Website Numbers

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com May 2020 website numbers are in: 283,237 unique visitors (nearly 1,450,000 so far in 2020) 4,976,654 page views (nearly 25,000,000 so far in 2020) 15,511 unique visitors on busiest day 9,137 average visitors per day (*would be much higher if you add in all domains associated with VOB) And as always… thank you so much for your support of… Read more
VA National Cemetary

VA National Cemeteries To Resume Committal and Memorial Services Starting June 9th

VA national cemeteries resume committal and memorial services halted by the COVID-19 pandemic  WASHINGTON — U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) national cemeteries will resume committal services starting June 9 in all but two VA national cemeteries.  VA national cemeteries will contact families who were unable to hold a committal service due to the COVID-19 pandemic to arrange memorial services… Read more
Granite - SDVOSB Bids

Granite Construction Company Seeking Quotes From DVBE Firms – $12,500,000.00 Estimated Project Cost

GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY is seeking DBE Qualified Sub-Contractors on the following Project Project Owner: Caltrans 01-0E7204          Estimate # 20169 Construction on State highway in Lake County near Lower Lake from 0.8 mile North of Spruce Grove Road South to 0.4 mile South of Hofacker Lane in District 01 on Route 29. Lead Estimator: Terry Richards                      Phone: 707.467.4114 Bid Date:… Read more
Veterans - Master Minds Flyer

Can you beat the Master Minds to win $10,000 or more? | Game Show Network Casting Call

CALLING ALL TRIVIA BUFFS! Can you beat the Master Minds to win $10,000 or more?! Hit show Master Minds, hosted by Brooke Burns and featuring Jeopardy! Champion Ken Jennings, is looking for contestants! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); All participants MUST be: *18 years of age by August 1, 2020 *Available to film in Los Angeles on TBD dates between… Read more
LinkedIN

FREE LinkedIn Premium Career Subscription, For Veterans, Service Members and VA Caregivers

In collaboration with ID.me, LinkedIn offers U.S. service members and veterans a free 1-year Premium Career subscription, including one year of access to LinkedIn Learning. After clicking the link below, you must log-in with your ID.me credentials or create an ID.me account to redeem this offer. Find out more about getting your FREE year of LinkedIn Premium and get started… Read more
Gary Sinise Foundation Emergency COVID-19 Combat Service

Gary Sinise Foundation donates meals to VA hospital staff during COVID-19 pandemic

Gary Sinise Foundation donates meals to VA hospital staff during COVID-19 pandemic WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today the Gary Sinise Foundation has committed to providing up to 20,000 meals to VA health care and frontline workers.        VA’s Voluntary Service is working with the Gary Sinise Foundation Emergency COVID-19 Combat Service to… Read more