Attn SDVOSBs: VetLikeMe March News Alerts are Now Available for Viewing

Attention Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses:

March VetLikeMe SDVOSB News Alerts are now available for viewing. 

In this alert:  VA Denies GAO Again
(Aldevra Wins Again)

(SDVOSB News Services, Washington, DC, March 14, 2012) — Today, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) again found the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) guilty of breaking a law to give procurement preference to service disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB).  GAO sustained that VA improperly solicited an ice maker from a preselected group of government contractors instead of conducting market research for qualified SDVOSB….click here to view entire alert.
In this alert:   Veterans first preference under court review

(SDVOSB News Services, March 15, 2012, San Francisco) – The SDVOSB Network, Inc., filed suit in federal district court here today petitioning the court to declare that the Veterans Administration (VA) is violating the “Veterans First” (PL 109-461) program by acquiring goods and services through Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) without first determining if there are two or more SDVOSBs or VOSBs that can do the work at a fair and reasonable price. The suit could open up billions of dollars in VA contracting opportunities for Veterans throughout the country….click here to view entire alert.
VetLikeMe (VLM) is a publication focused entirely on service-disabled veteran owned business.  We feature National news that affects our community, interviews with federal government officials and agencies, legislative activities at the State level and editorial opinion.
Launched in October 2009, VLM is published by BluePoint Productions, a non-profit business certified and verified by the  Veterans Administration as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business.

Hardy R. Stone, the sole proprietor of BluePoint Productions, is a 100% service-connected disabled veteran (SDVOSB).

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Current VetLikeMe Issue:

GAO denied again by VA | Alert
Veterans first preference under court review | Alert

Archived VetLikeMe Issues:

January – February 2012 VetLikeMe
November – December 2011 VetLikeMe
September – October 2011 VetLikeMe
July – August 2011 VetLikeMe Newsletter
May – June 2011 VetLikeMe Newsletter
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