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Veteran Owned Business Introduces New Military Branch Advanced Search Feature

November 11, 2011 - 11/11/11 marks the 3rd anniversary of the official launch of In conjunction with its three-year anniversary—and just in time for Veterans Day 2011—the development team at Veteran Owned Business (VOB) has introduced a new way for site visitors to search for and communicate with its members. In addition to the ability to search thousands of manually approved VOB member profiles by: Status (VOB or SDVOSB), Keyword, Business Name, State, County, City and Zip Code, site visitors are now able to easily search members specifically by military branch. ...Read More VOB News...


Veteran Owned Business Directory Reaches 5,000 Member Milestone; Launches New SDVOSB Search Module

September 9, 2010 -, the most comprehensive, user friendly directory of businesses owned by military veterans, active duty military, reservists and service disabled veterans, today announced the addition of their 5,000th business member. In conjunction with the announcement, has also released a new search function that allows site users an easy way to find service disabled veteran owned small businesses* by category, keyword, state, county, city or within a certain radius of a zip code....Read More VOB News... in the running for a $50,000 Pepsi April 2010 Refresh Grant

April 12, 2010 -, the Internet's most comprehensive free directory of over 4,000 businesses owned by veterans, active duty military, reservists and service disabled veterans of the United States Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves is competing for a $50,000 grant in this month's Pepsi Refresh program.”. Read More VOB News... Celebrates 1st Year Anniversary by Releasing New Military and Business Ownership Tribute Section

November 11, 2009 - Leading free directory of businesses owned by United States military veterans celebrates significant milestone by releasing a new section with comments from over 500 businesses as to why “being in the military helped me become a better entrepreneur”. Read More VOB News... Reaches 2,000 Members

September 21, 2009 - Leading free directory of businesses owned by United States military veterans, active duty military, reservists and service disabled veterans surpasses the 2,000 listing mark. Read More VOB News... Reaches 1,000 Listings in Under 100 days

March 10, 2009 - New Directory of Veteran Owned and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses Reaches 1,000 Business Listing Milestone in Just under 100 Days of Going Live. Read More VOB News... Released into Beta

November 11, 2008 - New directory of Veteran Owned and Service Disabled Veteran Owned businesses to provide comprehensive product and service search capabilities for agencies, contractors and consumers. Read More VOB News...



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