Tagged: Department of Defense

Public Service Recognition Week May 3rd May 9th, 2015

Celebrated the first week of May since 1985, Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW) is time set aside to honor the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees and ensure that our government is the best in the world. Throughout the country, mayors, governors, communities and public service organizations participate in PSRW by… Read more

Operation Boots to Business (from Service to Startup)

Take The Next Step Toward Starting A Business After Your Military Service IS SMALL BUSINESS OWNERSHIP FOR YOU? Entrepreneurship and small business ownership is a key opportunity for transitioning service members and veterans as they transition to civilian life. Returning veterans are natural entrepreneurs, possessing the skills, experience and leadership to start businesses and create jobs. According to the most… Read more
Frequent Moves, Parental Deployments And Life Transitions... This April Is Month Of The Military Child!

This April Is Month Of The Military Child!

During April’s Month of the Military Child, the Defense Department recognizes the support provided by and sacrifices made by military children, said Barbara Thompson, director of DOD’s office of family policy/children and youth. Since 1983, DOD has recognized military children for the support they provide to their families. There are now 1.8 million children in the military system, Thompson said.… Read more

VA Facility Use by Recent Veterans with PTSD

VA Facility Use by Recent Veterans with PTSD VA presents a report four times a year on the number of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Operation New Dawn (OND) Veterans who were diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and who used medical care at various VA facilities. Read the latest report (380 KB, PDF) for data… Read more

Armed Forces Day May 17th, 2014 | Veteran Owned Business Military Observance Announcement

On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under one department — the Department of Defense. Each of the military leagues and orders was asked to drop sponsorship of its specific service day in order… Read more

Potential SDVOSB/VOB Government Bids: Fisher House, VA, DLA, USAF and More

Here’s a recent list of RFPs, RFIs, Pre-Solicitations and more from Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps.gov). These are for various products and services for many government agencies including: Department of Homeland Security, Department of Veterans Affairs, Defense Logistics Agency, Department of Defense, Department of the Interior, Department of State, Department of the Interior and more. You must have an account with… Read more

Potential SDVOSB/VOB Government Bids: DoL, DoHS, DoD, VA and More

Here’s a recent list of RFPs, RFIs, Pre-Solicitations and more from Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps.gov).  These are for various products and services for many government agencies including: Department of Homeland Security, Department of Veterans Affairs, Defense Logistics Agency, Department of Defense, Department of the Interior, Department of State, Department of the Interior and more.  You must have an account with… Read more