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VetLikeMe Weekly 12/27/2010

In 2010 an investigation was conducted by the Veterans Administration (VA) Inspector General’s Office into allegations of corruption and kickbacks of a VA Contracting Officer.

VetLikeMe Weekly 12/16/2014

By the time all protests are resolved, there might not be anyone left to take the reins of the VA’s Center for Verification and Evaluation (“CVE”).

VetLikeMe Special Report: Business Scams and Veterans

It’s great being popular, if you’re popular for the right reasons. But when you’re popular and other people make money off your popularity, it’s usually not so great.

The Saga of the VA Supply Fund

Vindication feels so right sometimes. But without the vengeance, it feels hollow.

VA Exceeds Government-Wide Goal for Veteran-Owned Business Procurement

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.

VA Extends Verification Term for Veteran Entrepreneurs Two Years to Help...

The Department of Veterans Affairs is doubling the amount of time before the owners of service-disabled, Veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteran-owned small businesses (VOSB) must re-verify with VA that they are

News for Service – Disabled Business Owners

The Veterans Administration issued an ‘Interim Rule’ in the procurement priority of Service Disabled Veterans Owned Business (SDVOSB), placing them behind the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) and Ability One in small business set-asides.

VetLikeMe, ed. 3.1

The sole purpose and responsibility of the VA is to assist our nation’s veterans. I believe the law is clear that the VA is required to give priority consideration to qualified Veteran Owned and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses for contacting opportunities in the VA.

The Value of Veteran-Owned Businesses

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.