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  • Original Article: AmmoLand Global Defense Initiatives (GDI), manufacturers of mount interface devices for use with day optics, red dot sights, laser aiming, illumination, night vision and thermal imaging systems, has announced that their products will now be available to both Military/Government and Commercial customers; thereby allowing shooters in the precision long range, hunting, and 3-Gun competition arenas to equally take advantage of their top of the line mounts. GDI’s ruggedized mounts are designed to improve accuracy and marksmanship in the harshest field use and environmental settings. In serving those who serve, GDI has gained a reputation in the defense community […]

    Veteran Owned Small Business Spotlight: Global Defense Initiatives (GDI)

    Original Article: AmmoLand Global Defense Initiatives (GDI), manufacturers of mount interface devices for use with day optics, red dot sights, laser aiming, illumination, night vision and thermal imaging systems, has announced that their products will now be available to both Military/Government and Commercial customers; thereby allowing shooters in the precision long range, hunting, and 3-Gun competition arenas to equally take advantage of their top of the line mounts. GDI’s ruggedized mounts are designed to improve accuracy and marksmanship in the harshest field use and environmental settings. In serving those who serve, GDI has gained a reputation in the defense community […]

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  • Original Article: Independent Herald U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced her support for bipartisan legislation today that would offer veterans access to resources provided by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and their G.I. Bill benefit to open a business. The Veterans Entrepreneurial Transition Act of 2015 (VET Act) is authored by U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.). “As our service members in West Virginia and across the country transition from military to civilian life, many are eager to become small business owners and entrepreneurs. With 9 percent of businesses owned by veterans, we need to create […]

    Senator Supports Bill to Help Veterans Start Businesses

    Original Article: Independent Herald U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) announced her support for bipartisan legislation today that would offer veterans access to resources provided by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and their G.I. Bill benefit to open a business. The Veterans Entrepreneurial Transition Act of 2015 (VET Act) is authored by U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.). “As our service members in West Virginia and across the country transition from military to civilian life, many are eager to become small business owners and entrepreneurs. With 9 percent of businesses owned by veterans, we need to create […]

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  • Original Article: HawaiiNewsNow.com HONOLULU — Bonterra Solar Hawaii has completed the installation of a large-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar system on the roof of the Environet office building located on Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea on the Big Island. The new system, powered by 112 PV panels, will produce 46,928 kilowatt hours of electricity in the first year of operation, enough to cover more than 100 percent of the two-story, 5,000-square-feet building’s annual energy needs. “This new PV system will allow Environet to operate using clean energy generated from Hawaii’s natural resources,” said Joseph Pickard, Environet president. “It was a pleasure to […]

    Veteran-Owned HUBZone Teams with Solar Systems Provider to Utilize Natural Resources

    Original Article: HawaiiNewsNow.com HONOLULU — Bonterra Solar Hawaii has completed the installation of a large-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar system on the roof of the Environet office building located on Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea on the Big Island. The new system, powered by 112 PV panels, will produce 46,928 kilowatt hours of electricity in the first year of operation, enough to cover more than 100 percent of the two-story, 5,000-square-feet building’s annual energy needs. “This new PV system will allow Environet to operate using clean energy generated from Hawaii’s natural resources,” said Joseph Pickard, Environet president. “It was a pleasure to […]

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  • December 9 – 11 With more than 1,600 individuals participating in the conference each year, the SAME Small Business Conference is growing–both in numbers and in renown. Join us and learn how to maximize your small business potential! USACE, NAVFAC and the AIR FORCE were all approved to attend the SAME 2013 Small Business Conference–and they’re on target to send representatives again for 2014. In addition, representatives from the Small Business Administration (SBA), General Services Administration (GSA), Veterans Administration (VA), Department of Commerce (DOC) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are also confirmed to attend. Leaders from each agency will […]

    SAME Small Business Conference – December 09-11

    December 9 – 11 With more than 1,600 individuals participating in the conference each year, the SAME Small Business Conference is growing–both in numbers and in renown. Join us and learn how to maximize your small business potential! USACE, NAVFAC and the AIR FORCE were all approved to attend the SAME 2013 Small Business Conference–and they’re on target to send representatives again for 2014. In addition, representatives from the Small Business Administration (SBA), General Services Administration (GSA), Veterans Administration (VA), Department of Commerce (DOC) and the Department of Energy (DOE) are also confirmed to attend. Leaders from each agency will […]

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  • June 16-19 VETS is focused on one thing—the success of your Veteran-owned Small Business. Created by Veterans for Veterans, VETS connects you with Federal agencies, prime contractors, and other business owners, who can help you find work in the Federal marketplace. The Goal: Provide the knowledge and relationships needed for Veterans business owners to service the Federal government. The Process: VETS brings together Federal agencies, prime contractors, and Veteran business owners to discuss how to take full advantage of the Federally mandated contracting opportunities set aside specifically for Veteran-owned small businesses. Ask a real question, get a candid answer. VETS provides […]

    VETS 14 – June 16-19

    June 16-19 VETS is focused on one thing—the success of your Veteran-owned Small Business. Created by Veterans for Veterans, VETS connects you with Federal agencies, prime contractors, and other business owners, who can help you find work in the Federal marketplace. The Goal: Provide the knowledge and relationships needed for Veterans business owners to service the Federal government. The Process: VETS brings together Federal agencies, prime contractors, and Veteran business owners to discuss how to take full advantage of the Federally mandated contracting opportunities set aside specifically for Veteran-owned small businesses. Ask a real question, get a candid answer. VETS provides […]

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