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4VETS4LIFE Program Invites Applications from Disabled American Veterans

Seeking applications from disabled American Veterans to participate in the 4VETS4LIFE program, Laura Tubesing promotes the need to change the lives of 10 disabled Veterans through new portals of public participation. Washington– The 4VETS4LIFE Program is seeking applications from wounded American Veterans to launch its inaugural program which is committed to providing new ways of honoring Americans whose needs exceed… Read more
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VOB Member News: Vistra Grows Team with Senior VP of Marketing and Communications

TAMPA, Fla., July 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vistra Communications LLC (Vistra), an integrated marketing communications firm, has expanded its team with the addition of Jamie Needham as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications. An accomplished marketing and communications executive, Jamie has a history of success leading high-performance teams and driving the continuous improvement of marketing and communications programs… Read more
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Get A Decision On Your VA Disability Claim In 30 Days (Or Less)

Do you have a disability, medical condition or injury incurred or aggravated during active military service? You may be eligible for tax-free disability compensation. VA’s Decision Ready Claims (DRC) program allows you to expedite your claim and have an answer within 30 days of when VA receives it. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); To submit a DRC, you should: Work… Read more
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7/10/2018 SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bids

Here’s a recent list posted on July 10, 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
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VA Partnership with National Cancer Institute Will Boost Veteran Access to Clinical Trials

WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has formed a partnership with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) which will provide more access to the latest treatment options for VA patients with cancer. “Strategic partnerships, such as this one with the National Cancer Institute, allow VA to leverage the strengths of both organizations to the… Read more

4th of July, 2018 Military Discounts, Deals, Specials and Freebies for Active Duty and Military Veterans

2018 Independence Day Military and Veteran Discounts: Theme Parks, Museums, Zoo and National State Park ***Many offers come with disclaimers. Please be sure to contact each company directly with any questions/concerns***       California’s Great America: Military members will be honored with free park admission (with valid ID) on July 4 and can bring up to 6 guests for just $23.99 each. (adsbygoogle… Read more

Operation Red Wings Observance (June 28, 2018)

A brief history of Operation Red Wings: On June 28, 2005, deep behind enemy lines east of Asadabad in the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan, a very committed four-man Navy SEAL team was conducting a reconnaissance mission at the unforgiving altitude of approximately 10,000 feet. The SEALs, Lt. Michael Murphy, Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class (SEAL) Danny Dietz, Sonar Technician 2nd Class… Read more