5 Crucial Things that Separate a Veteran-Owned Small Business from the Conglomerates

According to the Small Business Administration, there are around 3.7 million veteran-owned businesses in the country, averaging yearly receipts of around $450,000. Compared with the billions that many of the conglomerates earn each year in the pet food industry, it makes many people wonder how a small veteran-owned pet food company can survive.

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Global Explosive Ordnance Disposal Symposium to look at force of the future

ARLINGTON, VA- The training and technology for future joint forces – along with the experiences of those wounded during their service – are the focus of the 2017 Global Explosive Ordnance Disposal Symposium and Exhibition, taking place Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 8 and 9, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, North Bethesda, MD.

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The Benefits of Hiring Veterans

Exploring the expertise military personnel can offer your business

by Mike Starich

Almost every United States city is witnessing growth in construction—both in commercial and residential building, as well as roads, bridges and other structures. With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting the industry to increase from its current 6.9 million jobs to 7.2 million jobs by 2024—meeting the demand for quality talent is paramount for construction companies. Continue reading The Benefits of Hiring Veterans

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THE HOME DEPOT FOUNDATION AWARDS CARRFOUR SUPPORTIVE HOUSING WITH $400K GRANT FOR HOMELESS VETERAN HOUSING IN SOUTH FLORIDA

Grant will help fund development of Carrfour’s Liberty Village housing community, which is currently under construction in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood. Upon completion in late 2017, the 60-unit project will provide permanent housing and supportive services for hundreds of formerly homeless veterans and their families.
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Homeless, 84-year-old war veteran twins helped by Veterans Affairs, donations from community

Clifford and Gary Koekoek, 84-year-old twins who’ve survived fighting in the jungles of Vietnam and ended up sleeping in their car after a bank foreclosed on their California home, say they’re “grateful” for the outpouring of support they’ve received since their story went national. Continue reading Homeless, 84-year-old war veteran twins helped by Veterans Affairs, donations from community

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