Autumn Veteran Owned Business Newsletter

An Important Message from Veteran Owned Business

Here’s the Fall 2016 newsletter issue from Veteran Owned Business. You’ll find information about Veterans Day discounts, parades, casting calls, upcoming events & more

Veterans Day 2016

Veterans Day Is Right Around The Corner

We are putting together our list of Veterans Day freebies, discounts and offers. {Click Here to view last year’s Food & Drink Offers Page One, Page Two, Page Three, Entertainment, Lodging, Shopping & Service} If your business is offering a special offer to Veterans, Active Duty, or Reservists for the Veterans Day Holiday, please contact us with the details of your offer, and we might include it in our ever-growing list.

VOB Passes 26,000 Members Nationwide

Thank You We’d like to say a special “thank you” to all of you who continue to help us spread the word about our Veteran Owned Business Network. Your support for our veterans means more than you can imagine! We are proud to have you as part of our 300,000+ military community supporter network that champions NOW over 26,000 member businesses/organizations around the USA!

New Member Badges Available

VOB Proud Member New Veteran Owned Business Member Badges are now available. After receiving many requests for badges and banners for our Proud Veteran Owned Business, SDVOSB, & Nonprofit Members, we are proud to announce our new Badges and Banners (including new industry specific badges) are available to our members.

SDVOSB and Veteran Owned Business Government Bids

FedBizOps Check out recent RFIs, RFPs, Solicitations, Bid Updates and more specifically for Veteran Owned Businesses and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses (SDVOSB/DVBE).  Be sure to join us on Facebook to see when new government contracting posts are made…Click here to read more

 Army Acquisition Jobs: Logistics, Computers & More

US Army Jobs Logistics Management Specialist, under the supervision of the Materiel Systems Organization. Computer Scientist, CERDEC develops and integrates C4ISR technologies that enable the warfighter to sense the battle space; deny and disrupt enemy efforts; and remain connected to achieve and sustain information superiority and strike with decisive lethality and survive. Mechanical Engineer, General Supply Specialist Computer Engineer and more…Click here to read more

Share Your Upcoming Event With the VOB Community


Many members, supporters, businesses and organizations approach the Veteran Owned Business Project regarding upcoming events in support of our military, veterans and military families.  Some of these events include things like: military job fairs, holiday events, fundraisers, contracting/business opportunities, casting for active duty military/veterans, concerts supporting our troops, Stand Down events, sporting events, military outreach events, fishing tournaments, special military/veteran offers and much more…Click here to read more

News & Events by State:


Casting Call for Paid USAA National TV Commercial – Military Casting Call for Paid TV Ad, searching for Veterans in the Los Angeles area who are…click here to learn more

Join Grand Marshal Lt. Col. Oliver North (USMC – Ret.) for the 97th Fresno Veterans Day Parade on November 11th at 10:30am (Parade begins at 11:00) in front of Fresno City Hall in Downtown Fresno…click here to learn more 


Veterans Day National Ceremony is held each year on Arlington National Cemetery. The ceremony commences precisely at 11:00 a.m. with a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and continues inside the Memorial Amphitheater with a parade of colors by veterans’ organizations and remarks from dignitaries…click here to learn more 

Gatlinburg Veterans Day Celebration. Every year since 2000, Gatlinburg, Tennessee hosts a very special event on November 11 to honor our nation’s veterans in a fitting and appropriate manner…click here to learn more 


Cities and towns across the Commonwealth are commemorating Veterans Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11, with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, and other events…click here to learn more 

New Jersey:

On November 10th, the Office of Senator Booker is hosting a Veteran Small Business Forum. This event will focus on veteran owned small businesses (VOSBs) and veterans that are looking to start their own businessclick here to learn more

New York:

Casting Call for Veterans (Men & Women) in the Tri-State Area to take part in testing and developing an amphibious prosthetic that aims to give those with below-the-knee amputations more versatility in aquatic-related activities ***$5,000 compensation to the Veteran selected for this opportunity***click here to learn more


Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Luncheon Hosted by American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Florida District 12: November 5th (Saturday) 11:00am-3pm. American Legion Auxililary Unit 180, 807 Louisiana Avenue Sebastian, FL 32958. All Vietnam Era Veterans are Welcome…click here to learn more 

Third Annual Veterans Fishing Challenge and BBQ Bash, Saturday, November 5th. Thank a Veteran. Send Them Fishing! Take Your Family. Braggin’ BBQ Bash at Riverview Park in Melbourne, FL. Fishing Challenge leaves Port Canaveral with 100 Anglers made up od Municipal & Community Leaders and Service Disabled Veterans for a day on the Water. Prizes for biggest catch to be awarded at Braggin’ BBQ Bash in Downtown Melbourne following the Challenge. Games and Live Music for the family…click here to read more

Miami Beach Veterans Day Parade, November 11 at 11:11am Parade with Marching Bands, Veterans and More along Ocean Drive (5 to 14 Streets). All Veterans Parachute Team, Wreath Laying Ceremony & Picnic, Flamingo Park Baseball Stadium (15 Street& Michigan Ave) 700 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139…click here to learn more

2nd Annual Represent 321- 5k Community Run/Walk – November 12th at 8:00am at Pelican Coast in Satellite Beach…click here to learn more

Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise Annual Minority Business Enterprise Prime Contractor Networking Event. Friday November 18, 9:00am – 12:00pm. (This is a rescheduled event from October 6th, please do not register again if you previously registered.) Florida Turnpike Enterprise, Turkey Lake Service Plaza Milepost 263, Bldg 5315, Ocoee, Fl 34761…click here to learn more

Member and Supporter News:

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We Want To Hear About You and Your Business

Send us your press releases/news, updates, new employees; address changes, happenings, etc. to share with our members and supporters. Contact our media department at: (877) 862-5478 x1 or email us at: with all the details for possible inclusion in future articles, newsletters, blog post and social media blasts.

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Welcome Aboard Featured New Members:

Veteran Owned Business does not guarantee any of the special offers listed below.  Please contact each business for details on their specific discounts.  Interested in getting your business profile? Look for the red “sign up now” button on Want to see your company’s special offer in our next newsletter? Contact us at (877) 862-5478 x4.

Combat Business Coaching Free Guide for Business Growth, Download the 7 Step Business Accelerator Guide and learn the latest strategies for Profit Generation and Business Growth…click here for more information

Safer Home Services will inspect your home for termites and pest problems for FREE. We’ll send a fully-trained, background-checked, and uniformed expert technician out to your home, equipped with advanced technology and know-how to provide you with the most comprehensive pest & termite inspection on the planet…click here for more information

mortgagesea Gain peace-of-mind that your loan is pre-approved. You just need to find the perfect home. This is perfect whether you are buying a Primary Home, Second Home or Investment Property…click here for more information

Click here to view More Member Special Offers/Coupon Directory by state!

Want to see your Special Offer Here? Click here or call (877) 862-5478 Ext. 4

Big T Printing Free Embroidery Setup, Left chest size, with purchase of 24 or more shirts. Use Promo Code “VOB”Click here for more information

Major Organizers The first 10 clients that purchase a package using the Coupon Code
VOB25 will receive a 25% discount on their organizing package
click here for more information
Sylvan Learning Center – Colorado Springs provides many pre-paid and financing options, as well as a 5% discount on programs and $25 off student assessments for Military/Veteran children and grandchildren…click here for more information

Click here to view More Member Special Offers/Coupon Directory by state!

Want to see your Special Offer Here? Click here or call (877) 862-5478 Ext. 4

…And A Very Special Welcome to our 26,000th Member:

Escondido Hyundai appreciates our vets! Offering 50% regular priced oil change for any veteran who has served in our Armed Forces…click here for more information 

Nonprofit Organization?

Veteran Owned Business Nonprofit Member

Welcome The Richard A. Neubauer Research Institute to our nonprofit section. The Richard A. Neubauer Research Institute (RANRI) believes in the healing power of oxygen. The Institute exists to further research, educate, advocate for the medical treatment of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy.

Veteran Owned Business proudly welcomes Honor Courage Commitment to our ‪Nonprofit section. For the past 5 years, HCC has trained and positioned our nation’s greatest assets (veterans) to thrive in the private sector by focusing on 3 core components: Education, Mentoring, and Community Service.

We also welcome Help-A-Hero Foundation, Inc. to our #nonprofit section. Help-A-Hero Foundation is a non-profit business established to help to provide food, clothing, shelter, and basic services to our American heroes, who for whatever reason, have fallen in life and need our help.

Are you with a nonprofit organization that is mission focused on helping Veterans and their families?  We’d love to have you in our nonprofit section on Veteran Owned Business.  Look for the “Nonprofit Organizations sign up here” link under the red “sign up now” button on

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Future Newsletter Topics:

What is the VA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) and what does it mean to my business? How do I get my business on GSA? Veteran Owned Businesses by the Numbers. SDVOSB/VOSB contracting opportunities. Interesting VOB Members. Politicians Who Are Fighting For VOBs. The Veterans Hiring Veterans Initiative. Franchising Opportunities for Veterans and much, much more!

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