UNITED STATES VETERANS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (USVCC)

The United States Veterans Chamber of Commerce (USVCC) is a 501c3 and 501c6 veteran organization connecting corporate America, government, and small businesses to our Nation’s veterans and veteran owned businesses. Through various programs including financial, contracting, educational and many other USVCC tools, the Chamber is a one stop shop for both corporations seeking bid-ready veteran owned businesses(VOB) for procurement and VOBs interested in corporate contracting.
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Ford Motor Company Announces $1.1 Billion spend with Veteran Owned Businesses

Recently at the 2017 CEO Breakfast Meeting, Ford Motor Company announced the 2016 spend totals for Minority, Women and Veteran Owned Businesses. “By coming from almost nothing four years ago to announcing a stunning $1.1 Billion spend with Veteran-Owned Businesses in 2016, Ford has set the benchmark that proves Corporations are issuing supplier contracts to Certified Service Disabled and Veteran Owned Businesses (SD/VOBs)” said Keith King, President of the National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC). Continue reading Ford Motor Company Announces $1.1 Billion spend with Veteran Owned Businesses

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PTSD Most Prevalent Mental Health Challenge, Treatment Available

NICEVILLE, Florida – (June 13, 2017) – June 27 is PTSD Awareness Day, and the perfect time for a discussion on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD affects millions of people and their families, and they can take comfort in knowing that there are treatments available that do work. The key lies in identifying the symptoms of the disorder and then getting the appropriate treatment.
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EOD Warrior Foundation Raises over $37,000 in 5K to Benefit Warriors and their Families

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – (June 5, 2017) – The EOD Warrior 5K, an event held in San Diego, Calif. that benefits the EOD Warrior Foundation, raised over $37,000 on Memorial Day this year. The annual run/walk included a variety of family activities including a kids bounce house, a beer garden, and several vendors. When the event was finished, the event raised $37,031, which will continue to increase, as they receive contributions from vendors that sold at the event, the packet pickup sponsor Road Runner Sports and from virtual runners in Guam.
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Former Marine John Gracin Is Making It On The Country Music Scene

Josh Gracin is a military man making it on the country music scene. As a United States Marine Corps veteran, Gracin uses the mental toughness instilled in him during his military career on his journey through country music. Gracin joined the army in 2000 and was serving as a Lance Corporal near Los Angeles when American Idol hosted local tryouts. Even though he’d never participated in a talent show, he knew he’d regret not giving it a chance, saying, “something inside was just tugging at me to do it. I’m glad I did!” His strong voice paired with great performance skills gained worldwide attention on the second season of American Idol as he stole the judges’ hearts and quickly became a fan favorite.  He finished fourth-runner up in the competition and the seeds for a country music career were planted. However, Gracin still had a responsibility to his country. He quickly returned to his duties as a full-time soldier until he was honorably discharged. Continue reading Former Marine John Gracin Is Making It On The Country Music Scene

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