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Silver Star Service Banner Day 2018

May 1st, 2018 is Silver Star Service Banner Day

Silver Star Service Banner Day was created by The Silver Star Families of America (SSFOA); a 501(c) tax exempt organization dedicated to honoring and supporting wounded, ill, and injured veterans of all branches of the armed forces of the United States of America. On April 21, 2010, the United States House of Representatives passed H Res. 855, a stand alone resolution,… 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
Frequently Asked Questions

Today’s VOB FAQ: "How can I list more than one military branch?"

Follow VOB On… VeteranOwnedBusiness.com Answer: The main “military branch” and “military status” area of member profiles can only show one (1) military branch (example: “ARMY”) and one (1) military status (example: “separated”)!  However, if you (or the owner) served in more than one branch and/or your business has multiple owners who served in different branches, we suggest you add it… Read more
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Resources To Help Veterans Find And Keep Jobs

Veterans Hire Veterans Employment Resources and Links (be sure to scroll down to view all employment resources) Follow VOB On… We Hire Heroes – Rather than trying to be the world’s biggest job board, “WeHireHeroes” is a network of local job boards that provides veteran-friendly employment leads, resources, and coaching for military veterans in their local communities. Call of Duty… Read more
American Legion Birthday

Happy 99th Birthday American Legion!

Click here to view the history of the American Legion The American Legion turns 99 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 welfare of their… Read more
Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

Labor Day is a U.S. federal holiday observed on the 1st Monday in Sept, that celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers. It was first nationally recognized in 1894 to placate unionists following the Pullman Strike. With the decline in union membership, the holiday is generally viewed as a time for BBQs and the end of summer vacations. While… Read more

Today Marks The United States Coast Guard’s 227th Birthday

Check out these businesses owned by Coast Guard Veterans Check out these famous Coast Guard veterans Read a full history of the USCG August 4th, 2017. The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Since 1790 the Coast Guard has safeguarded our… Read more