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Breast Cancer Screening

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Resources For Women

Localized breast cancer has a 99 percent survival rate if detected early! (by Hans Petersen, VA Staff Writer) Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women, following lung cancer. Besides skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. About one in eight U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer over the… Read more
Active Military and Veterans Appreciation Discounts

Ongoing (Year-Round) Military Appreciation Discounts (many for veterans too)

The following list details Ongoing (Year-Round) Military Appreciation Discounts (many are also for military families and veterans) Visit Your Military Veterans Discounts as we continue to build a full list *Please be sure to double check all offers (call them if need be)* *Proof of military service is required at most places* *Most cannot be combined with other offers/discounts* *A… Read more
Veteran Owned Business Proud Supporter

Veteran Owned Business Website Numbers | August 2022

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com August 2022 website numbers: 256,000 unique visitors (Nearly 2,500,000 so far in 2022) 5,000,000+ page views (Over 44,500,000 so far in 2022) 26,000 unique visitors on busiest day 8,258 average unique visitors per day (*would be much higher if you add in all domains associated with VOB) And as always… thank you so much for your support of businesses… Read more
The Coffee Box - Veteran Owned Business

Welcome Aboard The Coffee Box

We proudly welcome #Navy (Retired) #VeteranOwned #CoffeeShop: The Coffee Box to VOB! Welcome aboard!  And thank you helping grow our grassroots, small business movement by sending along a photo of one of our Verified Member stickers on your storefront! Check out The Coffee Box on VOB! #veteranowned #armedforces #smallbusinesses #veteranownedbusiness #entrepreneurs #veteranbusinessowners #veteransinbusiness #vob #military #veterans #usa #america #merica #unitedstates… Read more
Flag at half staff alert

Flag At Half-Staff Alert: Patriot Day 2022 – Sunday, 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, Sunday, Sept. 11.  Additionally, title 36 U.S. Code § 144, calls for citizens… Read more
9/11

Patriot Day 9/11/2022: A Day of Remembrance (21st Anniversary)

In the United States, Patriot Day occurs on September 11th of each year, designated in memory of the 2,977 killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Initially, the day was called the Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001. U.S. House of Representatives Joint Resolution 71 was approved by a vote of… Read more
Veteran Owned Business Proud Supporter

Veteran Owned Business Website Numbers | July 2022

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com July 2022 website numbers: 249,130 unique visitors (Nearly 2,200,000 so far in 2022) 4,650,000+ page views (Over 39,500,000 so far in 2022) 15,600 unique visitors on busiest day 8,036 average unique visitors per day (*would be much higher if you add in all domains associated with VOB) And as always… thank you so much for your support of businesses… Read more