Category: Veterans Administration VOSB News

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

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
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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

VA awards 3 university contracts promoting community engagement with national cemeteries

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded three university contracts to research and share local history through the diversity of Veterans’ experience found in VA national cemeteries, officials announced Feb. 16. “The award of these three contracts signifies the VA National Cemetery Administration’s (NCA) dedication and commitment to providing enhanced memorialization and lasting tributes that commemorate the… Read more

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Will Benefit Veteran Owned Small Businesses

Veterans First Contracting Program to give preference to SDVOSBs and VOSBs On June 16, 2016 the Supreme Court held that 38 U.S.C. 8127(d) applies to all contracts including Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) and orders placed against the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) contracts. The Court also held the “rule of two” contracting procedures in section 8127(d) are not limited to those… Read more