by Sarah Schauerte
In response to the scandal which rocked the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) last year, which included several scathing Inspector General reports regarding wait times, … [Read More...]
Everyone knows that fraud in any contractual program is a serious transgression. But it's more than a serious transgression--it often changes people's lives. The financial effects of fraud are often … [Read More...]
In response to: California’s Disabled Veteran Business Program….Is it Viable?
Submitted on 2015/02/16 at 5:32 pm
I did not take as much offense to Jim Ryan’s article as some of the others … [Read More...]
A prolific writer, lecturer and serial entrepreneur, Michael Kaplan developed The Fundamentals of Veteran Entrepreneurship because his commitment to veterans and his entrepreneurial experience is a … [Read More...]
Air Force Restores Eligibility to Controversial Contractor
The Air Force on Friday quietly ended its three-week suspension of the reverse-auction company FedBid, the contractor announced, removing a … [Read More...]
My Opinion by Hardy Stone
- As veterans, most of us have qualified, or at least tried to qualify, for our Marksman, Sharpshooter or Expert rifle badges. We fired rounds and checked our scores. We … [Read More...]
Navigating the certification process can be very, very difficult. Many veterans have tossed in the towel and decided to skip VA verification and not qualify for VA contract opportunities.
Though … [Read More...]
Where does the VA get its Contracting Officers, Contracting Specialists, or Contracting Officers' Technical Representatives? Seemingly, to make such a claim, someone … [Read More...]
In November 2009, investigations conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) began after the discovery of rampant fraud in the SDVOSB program. To examine the extent of "fraud" in the … [Read More...]
On February 14 at a hearing of the House Veteran Affairs Committee, the VA senior leadership exhibited the worst staff incompetence I've ever seen. As a former Public Affairs Officer for the federal … [Read More...]