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100,000 Jobs Mission Hires More than 51,000 U.S. Veterans in Two Years

Coalition Releases 4th Quarter 2012 Hiring Number Today The 100,000 Jobs Mission announced today that its coalition companies have collectively hired 51,835 veterans through 2012. Launched in March 2011 by eleven major employers, the coalition of private sector companies is already more than half of the way to its goal of hiring at least 100,000 U.S. military veterans by 2020.… Read more

PA Governor Corbett Expands State Contracting Opportunities for Veteran Owned Small Businesses

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Corbett recently announced new efforts to provide equal footing for small businesses and small veteran-owned businesses in competing for state contracting opportunities and bidding as prime contractors. Announcing the creation of the Small Business Procurement Initiative and the expansion of the Small Diverse Business Program, Corbett praised the contributions of small businesses to the… Read more

We proudly welcome Operation Troop Appreciation; Committed to Our Courageous: The Deployed Members of the U.S. Armed Forces

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com is proud to welcome Operation Troop Appreciation of  McKeesport, Pennsylvania (Allegheny County PA) to the Veteran Owned Business Directory Nonprofit Section. Operation Troop Appreciation Details: “Operation Troop Appreciation (OTA) is a Pittsburgh, PA 501(C)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to members of the United States Armed Forces. A 100% volunteer charity, we have helped over 100,000 deployed troops since 2004, maintaining… Read more

President Obama Pushes Military Credentialing to Boost Veteran Employment

Veteran Owned Business News Announcement MINNEAPOLIS (June 1, 2012) – President Obama will unveil a new initiative today that will, for the first time, allow some U.S. service members to receive civilian credentials and licenses for skills they learn in the military. The effort, announced by the White House late Thursday, is aimed at boosting employment among post-9/11 veterans, some of… Read more
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We proudly welcome Our Home, Inc; providing housing for at risk female veterans

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com is proud to welcome Our Home of Holly, Michigan (Genesee County MI) to the Veteran Owned Business Directory Nonprofit Section. Our Home Details: “Our Home is a Transitional Home for Homeless Female Vets (Phase 1) and those with children (Phase 2).  The plan is to purchase and renovate a large abandoned or foreclosed house for our first transitional home… Read more
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We proudly welcome United Veterans Assistance Services, Inc; helping veterans with difficult housing solutions

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com is proud to welcome United Veterans Assistance Services, Inc. of  Dunedin, Florida (Pinellas County FL) to the Veteran Owned Business Directory Nonprofit Section. United Veterans Assistance Services, Inc.  Details: “United Veterans Assistance Services is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans of all wars with difficult housing solutions. Our new program is called the Restoration and Renovation (R&R®) Program. This will… Read more