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Veteran Owned Business Website Numbers | June 2021

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com June 2021 website numbers are in: 329,000 unique visitors (Over 1,920,000 so far in 2021) 6,960,000 page views (Over 41,000,000 so far in 2021) 16,720 unique visitors on busiest day 10,967 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… Read more

Amazon To Hire Over 100,000 U.S. Veterans And Military Spouses By 2024

Amazon (AMZN) announced Tuesday plans to hire over 100,000 U.S. veterans and military spouses by 2024. Amazon currently has more than 35,000 positions open in the U.S. Amazon currently employs over 40,000 veterans and military spouses across multiple businesses—from Operations to Alexa to Sustainability to Amazon Web Services (AWS)—and they all receive a starting wage of at least $15 per… Read more
WorkSuites DFW Free Office Giveaway Veteran Business Owners

Calling All DFW Area Veteran Business Owners! Win The Use Of A FREE Full-Service Office (with all the amenities) For 1 Full Year

Are you a Veteran and an Entrepreneur with your own small business, or do you want to be? We are giving away a FREE Office for 1 full year to one lucky Veteran on August 15th!   WorkSuites is an office space and coworking provider serving small businesses and entrepreneurs in DFW for 20 years.   We are giving away… Read more
Operation Red Wings Observance 2016

Remembering Operation Red Wings 16 Years Later

Operation Red Wings Observance (June 28, 2005) A brief history of Operation Red Wings: On June 28, 2005, deep behind enemy lines east of Asadabad in the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan, a very committed four-man Navy SEAL team was conducting a reconnaissance mission at the unforgiving altitude of approximately 10,000 feet. The SEALs, Lt. Michael Murphy, Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class… Read more
PTSD Awareness

PTSD Resources List of Organizations and Government Agencies

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Resources Post-Traumatic Stress Injury (PTSI) Here is a growing list of Organizations, VA Departments and U.S. Government Agencies who are all working together to create awareness of PTSD and find effective treatments that can help: Department of Veterans Affairs To provide a wealth of resources to our US Veterans, VA is made up of three branches,… Read more

June 27th is National Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day!

The United States Senate has unanimously approved legislation authored by Senator Kent Conrad designating June 27, 2013  as National PTSD Awareness Day. Click here to view our PTSD Resources Section. The event is part of Senator Conrad’s continuing efforts to bring greater awareness to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a severe anxiety disorder often associated with having experienced the trauma of combat.… Read more
United States Census Bureau

Part-Time U.S. Census Bureau Field Representative Positions Available!

Looking for work? The U.S. Census Bureau may be a great fit for you! We are still hiring! In addition to the decennial census, the Census Bureau conducts more than 130 surveys each year to supply the nation with important statistics on people, places and our economy. Our regional offices are responsible for hiring and supervising our Field Representatives, who… Read more