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Get Your Military/Veterans Discount Seen by 250,000+

Does Your Business Offer Military/Veterans Discounts? We are working on our 10th Annual Veterans Day Discounts and Freebies list. We are calling on members and supporters who have a special offer for Veterans Day (or year-round) to send VOB your special offer (discount, coupon, freebie, special, etc.).  Our Veterans Day Discounts and Freebies list/post is typically shared and seen by… Read more
Never Alone Initiative

Louisiana Veterans Encouraged To Share Their Stories

Never Alone Initiative is participating in the national effort of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project through the Louisiana Veterans History Project – aiming to preserve the memories of Louisiana military veterans and Gold Star families. Monroe, LA – In coordination with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, leading non-profit organization, Never Alone Initiative is pleased to announce… Read more
Veteran Owned Small Business Contracting Series

10/2/2018 SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bids

Here’s a recent list posted on October 2, 2018 of RFPs, RFIs, Pre-Solicitations, bid updates and more from Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps.gov). These are for various products and services for many government agencies. You must have an account with FedBizOpps.gov to view these bids. Your business must be verified with the CVE (click here for information about the CVE and… Read more
CastingCall-MilitaryVeterans

Casting Call: Military Veterans With Expertise In Career, Education, Housing/Real Estate and Life/Wellness

Scroll down to view casting description and contact information! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Bunim-Murray Productions (producers of Real World, Emmy award winning Born This Way, and NBC’s Starting Over) has a show in development in the realm of Extreme Home Makeover. Former military personnel will put their problem solving tactics to work with America’s families who are in dire… Read more
VOBeacon News & Events

Veterans Affairs Official Charged With Taking Bribes To Help Business Associates Rig Federal Contracting Process

Defendant also allegedly used his official position to extort $10,000 from undercover FBI agent posing as the owner of a service-disabled-veteran owned small business DENVER – Dwane Nevins, age 54, of Denver, Robert Revis, age 59, and Anthony Bueno, age 43, were arrested today pursuant to warrants issued in connection with an indictment charging them with conspiring to pay and… Read more
Alert

***SDVOSB/VOSB Alert*** Bogus RFP Laptops, Phones and other Accessories

***SDVOSB/VOSB Alert*** There is a bogus RFP/Quote request going around for laptops, phones and other accessories. The quote looks like it comes from the Department of Commerce/International Trade Administration (ITA). The phone number (see below) and return email are for a company that–from research–sells government grant services and loan services. The email (including the DoC/ITA seal) looks very legit as… Read more
POW/MIA

National POW/MIA Recognition Day – Friday, September 21, 2018

National POW/MIA Recognition Day In the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September. It honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action, as well as seeking the return of the remains of fallen soldiers. This day was established by an Act of Congress, by the passage… Read more