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Honor Flight of Northern New Mexico

Honor Flight of Northern New Mexico’s 7th Annual Golf Tournament

7th ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT TAKING PLACE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019 HOLE SPONSORSHIPS, FOURSOMES STILL AVAILABLE! Albuquerque, New Mexico- 9/11/19– The Honor Flight of Northern New Mexico’s 7th Annual Golf Tournament will take place Friday, September 27th, 2019, at Isleta Eagle Golf Course in Albuquerque.  This is our major fundraiser for the trip that takes Veterans free of charge to Washington… Read more
Oktobeefest

OktoBEEfest 2019

Throughout the month of October, the Seabee Historical Foundation will be hosting OktoBEEfest events at breweries nationwide. These events will provide opportunities to enjoy good brews and network with Seabees in your area. Click on the locations below for more information. Jacksonville, FL \\ October 3 Port Orchard, WA \\ October 10 Gulfport, MS \\ October 12 Honolulu, HI \\ October… Read more
Operation Warrior Horse

Operation Warrior Horse

Operation Warrior Horse ™ is a 10 week program that runs for 2 hours at a time each week.  This group is facilitated by our Mental Health Professional and Equine Professional.  It is our belief that these groups should be of NO COST to our Veterans.  We are able to offer this through grant writing, fundraising, and donations.  Some Veterans… Read more
Flag at half staff alert

Flag At Half-Staff Alert: Patriot Day – Wednesday, September 11th

Follow VOB On… In accordance with Public Law 107-89, the president of the United States is requested to issue a proclamation (per the requirements of Flag Code section 7(m)) for the flag to be displayed at half-staff for the entire day (sunrise to sunset) on Patriot Day, Wednesday, Sept. 11.  Additionally, title 36 U.S. Code § 144, calls for citizens… Read more
Veteran Owned Business and SDVOSB Government Contracting

9/6/2019 SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran Owned Business Government Bid Opportunities

Here’s a recent list posted on September 6, 2019 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
Veteran Owned Business Proud Member Badge Verified

August 2019 Veteran Owned Business Website Numbers

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com August 2019 website numbers are in: 265,802 unique visitors (Nearly 2.2 million so far in 2019) 3,500,000+ page views (close to 28,000,000 so far in 2019) 19,156 unique visitors on busiest day (*would be 3x higher if you add in all domains associated with VOB) And as always… thank you so much for your support of businesses owned by… Read more
US Department of Veterans Affairs

VA partners with National Guard to provide on-site counseling during training weekends

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense formalized a partnership June 28 between VA’s Vet Centers and the National Guard Bureau, to provide Vet Center counseling, outreach staff and other services to members during training or drill weekends. “This relationship between VA and the National Guard further advances the department’s efforts to decrease service member… Read more