• VA Makes Push to Work with More Vet-Owned Businesses

    VA Makes Push to Work with More Vet-Owned Businesses0

    The VA has set new goals to boost contracts awarded to small businesses owned by veterans and disabled veterans, according to Military.com. The VA is seeking to award at least 15% of more than $26 billion in procurement contracts to Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB), and 17% to Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), it announced in a

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  • Trump Signs Two Bills to Help Veterans

    Trump Signs Two Bills to Help Veterans0

    President Donald Trump last week signed two bipartisan bills to help communities address unemployment and homelessness among veterans and ensure GI Bill housing payments. Congress passed the Veterans Benefits and Transition Act and the Forever GI Bill Housing Payment Fulfillment Act in December. Military Times outlines how the bills will support veterans, transitioning service members

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  • Humming Economy Eases Transition for Service Members

    Humming Economy Eases Transition for Service Members0

    A healthy economy and series of initiatives by the federal government and the private sector over the past decade aimed at helping employer recognize the benefits of hiring former service members have made a big difference in the job outlook for veterans. The unemployment rate for veterans now stands at 2.9 percent, below the overall unemployment rate of

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