Leaving Small Businesses Out of Government Contracts Makes Country Less Safe
Issue Will Be Subject of Congressional Roundtable
WASHINGTON, DC -"America's veterans are heading to Capitol Hill to warn Congress that big business is keeping small business innovation out of military contracts, and it's making our country less safe," said Rick Weidman, Chair of VET-Force, who served as a medic in Vietnam.
Rep. Bob Filner, Chair of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, will convene a roundtable on July 9 at 9 a.m. in Room 345 of the Cannon House Office Building, to address the security issues raised in Breakdown, a National Security Crisis in a Small Business World, a report released last month by The Veterans Entrepreneurship Task Force. Read More >
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