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For the last two years we have been working on launching the National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC), a new Veteran Business Certification program to help our Veteran Business Owners to be able to share in the Supplier Diversity spend of Corporate America.
In 2004, Tammy Duckworth (D-IL ) was deployed to Iraq as a Blackhawk helicopter pilot for the Illinois Army National Guard. She was one of the first Army women to fly combat missions during Operation Iraqi Freedom until her helicopter was hit by an RPG on November 12, 2004.
VetLikeMe interviewed Senator Sanders from Washington on April 19, 2013.
Well, that was fast. A little more than two weeks after the U.S. Court of Federal Claims held that the VA need not consider service-disabled veteran-owned small business set-asides before procuring goods and services using the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS), the GAO has ended its long-running dispute with the VA over the same issue.
After sustaining at least three dozen protests in 12 months against the Veterans Administration (VA) for failure to adhere to Public Law 109-461, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a decision today to dismiss further protests based on the ‘Veterans First’ mandate.
The Department of Veterans Affairs exceeded by more than six times the Small Business Administration (SBA) goal of government procurements to Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) according to the SBA scorecard released today. That total surpassed the combined procurements from the rest of the civilian agencies of the federal government.
As former employees in the private sector, both Secretary Shinseki and I have been in the shoes of small business owners–trying to navigate the ins and outs of the General Services Administration (GSA), and figure out how to secure federal government contracts.
The news below comes from the VetLikeMe newsletter. VetLikeMe reports on national news for Service Disabled Business Owners
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