Last month, the Senate passed the FY18 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was signed into law by President Trump on Tuesday. One of the few must-pass bills in Congress, the measure included WIPP’s top priority requiring the administrator of the SBA to conduct a study and submit a report to Congress on the utilization of small businesses (WOSBs, HUBZones, 8(a)s, and Service Disabled Veterans) with respect to Multiple Award Contracts (MACs). 98 more words
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American Legion Auxiliary member Cindy K. Newton of Louisiana, and her family, want female veterans to know the ALA is here to help them.
So, Newton, her husband Bryon, and their daughter Kathy Newton Mott jointly gave the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System’s Women’s Clinic a unique gift – an original Heather Englehart painting which features five women servicemembers in their uniforms. 251 more words
Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Dist.1, on Tuesday announced that “I Am Not Invisible”— a powerful exhibit featuring the stories and contributions of Oregon’s women — has arrived in Washington, D.C. 28 more words
When we think about the military and especially our military veterans we rarely think of them as women. Yet today, 16.8% of our armed forces are women, and it’s increasing every day. 776 more words