Category: Veterans Administration VOSB News

Veterans Administration VOSB News. News related to Veteran Owned Businesses provided by the Veterans Administration.

Military Veterans Who Drive Uber

AirBNB, Lyft, Uber and Other Shared Economy Members

We are very proud to announce that Veteran Owned Business now has several categories related to the growing shared economy. Uber, Lyft and AirBnB are just a few of the categories we now have listed.  If you are an Uber and/or Lyft Driver and/or you are with AirBNB and other shared economy businesses, VOB invites you to come set up… Read more
Military Families Month

VA celebrates National Veterans and Military Families Month 2018 with events honoring Veterans and their families

WASHINGTON — Yesterday evening President Donald J. Trump declared November 2018 the second annual National Veterans and Military Families Month to “salute the brave and dedicated patriots who have worn the uniform of the United States, and…celebrate the extraordinary military families whose selfless service and sacrifice make our military the finest in the world.” Beginning in 2017, President Trump proclaimed November… Read more

National PTSD Awareness Day – June 27, 2018

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Resources Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) June 27, 2018 marks PTSD Awareness Day. Today’s National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day observance reflects how PTSD became known as an “invisible wound of war” during more than a decade of combat, a Defense Health Agency official said. John Davison, a clinical psychologist and chief of condition-based specialty care in… Read more
VOBeacon News & Events

Proof of Military Service: Applying for the Veterans Identification Card (VIC)

Follow VOB On… VA has announced that the application process for the national Veterans Identification Card (VIC) is now available for Veterans — yet another action honoring their service. This has been mandated through legislation since 2015 to honor Veterans, and today’s rollout of the ID card fulfills that overdue promise. Only those Veterans with honorable service will be able… Read more

June 27, 2017 is PTSD Awareness Day

Today’s National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day observance reflects how PTSD became known as an “invisible wound of war” during more than a decade of combat, a Defense Health Agency official said. John Davison, a clinical psychologist and chief of condition-based specialty care in DHA’s clinical support division, said in a June 24 DoD News interview that it’s important to… Read more

Legislation Protecting Service Disabled Veteran Owned and Veteran Owned Small Businesses

Bergman, Kuster Introduce Legislation Protecting Veteran-Owned Small Businesses This past week, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chairman Jack Bergman (R-Mich.) and Ranking Member Annie Kuster (D-Conn.) introduced the Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2017 to protect Service Disabled Veteran Owned and Veteran Owned Small Businesses. “An important step in making sure our veterans get the treatment they’ve earned… Read more
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day March 30, 2017

March 30th the nation will observe “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day”.  March 30th marks the historic withdrawal of United States troops from Vietnam on March 30, 1973.  Please join Veteran Owned Business, our members, families and friends as we pay tribute to the valiant service of Vietnam War and Vietnam-Era Veterans. All around our great nation there will be celebrations… Read more