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July 21, 2012 is the 82nd Anniversary of the Creation of the Veterans Administration

7/21/2012: 82nd Anniversary of the creation of the “Veterans Administration.” Click here to view the history of the Veterans Administration (pdf). Which is what most people still call the VA even though their official name is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president to “consolidate and coordinate Government… Read more

New “Stolen Valor” Law Already in the Works to Stop Military Fakes

New “Stolen Valor” Law Already in the Works to Stop Military Fakes Last week the Supreme Court struck down the Stolen Valor Act as a violation of the 1st amendment. The law, passed in 2005, made it a crime to lie about legal service. However, Fox News is reporting that Republican Congressman Joe Heck of Nevada has already introduced a new Stolen… Read more

Sanctuary Island Offers Equine Therapy for Wounder Warriors

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com is proud to welcome Sanctuary Island of Indialantic, Florida (Brevard County FL) to the Veteran Owned Business Directory Nonprofit Section. Our Mission The mission for Sanctuary Island Inc. is to service wounded warriors, other disabled, and children facing adversity. Our Vision To provide a venue to enhance the health, literacy, life experience and self-esteem of wounded warriors, other disabled… Read more

Blue Star Museums Initiative Gives Active Duty Military And Their Families Free Tickets To Over 1,600 Museums

1,600 museums offer military families free tickets Runs from Memorial Day 2012 (May 28th) through Labor Day 2012 (September 3rd) More than 1,600 museums across the country will offer free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families this summer in a program that has more than doubled in size since 2010. The expanded Blue Star Museums initiative was announced… Read more

2012 Veterans Day Discounts and Freebies for Active Duty Military, Veterans and Military Families

Attention Veteran Owned Business Members and Visitors: Many wonderful organizations have put together special “thank you” offerings for veterans and active duty military members (in some cases their respective families as well). Do you know of a special offer we are missing?  Email us details and we will be sure to add it or call us toll free at: (877)… Read more