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86th Anniversary of the Creation of the Veterans Administration

7/21/2016: 86th Anniversary of the creation of the Veterans Administration Click here to view the history of the Veterans Administration (pdf). Which is what most people still call the VA even though their official name is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president to “consolidate and coordinate Government activities… Read more
VOBeacon News & Events

July 21, 2015 is the 85th Anniversary of the Creation of the Veterans Administration

7/21/2015: 85th Anniversary of the creation of the “Veterans Administration.” Click here to view the history of the Veterans Administration (pdf). Which is what most people still call the VA even though their official name is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president to “consolidate and coordinate Government activities… Read more
VOBeacon News & Events

July 21, 2013 Marked The 83rd Anniversary Of The Creation Of The Veterans Administration

7/21/2013: 83nd Anniversary of the creation of the “Veterans Administration.” Click here to view the history of the Veterans Administration (pdf). Which is what most people still call the VA even though their official name is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president to “consolidate and coordinate Government activities affecting war veterans.”… Read more

Veterans Retraining Program (VRAP) Helps Nearly 100K Enhance Job Skills

Veterans Retraining Program Helps Vets Enhance High-Demand Job Skills The first phase of a new Veterans Retraining Program (VRAP) will help 45,000 veterans enhance their employability through the development of new or improved job skills. Although slots for the first phase of the program are now filled, the Department of Veterans Affairs is currently in the process of reviewing additional… Read more

July 21, 2012 is the 82nd Anniversary of the Creation of the Veterans Administration

7/21/2012: 82nd Anniversary of the creation of the “Veterans Administration.” Click here to view the history of the Veterans Administration (pdf). Which is what most people still call the VA even though their official name is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president to “consolidate and coordinate Government… Read more

Veterans Administration Medical Centers (VAMC) Links Added To The Veteran Owned Business Resources Section

Attention Veteran Owned Business Members and Visitors: We recently added a new Veterans Administration Medical Center links page to the Veteran Owned Business Resource section.  Here you will find links to each VAMC around the United States (including Puerto Rico).  We’ve also added a link to many VAMC Facebook pages, Twitter accounts and more! Click the VA Seal below to… Read more
SDVOSB Newsletter

SDVOSB National News VA’s ‘VetsFirst’ Policy Under Attack – VetLikeMe

Attention Veteran Business Owners: SDVOSB National News – VetLikeMe VA’s ‘VetsFirst’ Policy Under Attack Violations of Law Questioned (Washington, DC — SDVOSB News Services) — The U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Bill Johnson, (R-OH) Chair), heard testimony from several government officials regarding Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and procurement priority at a joint… Read more