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Maryland CEO honored by vets’ business group

The National Veteran-Owned Business Association has named Lorenzo Downing, president and CEO of National Harbor-based Spartan Business & Technology Inc., as its first Minority Vetrepreneur of the Year. Downing, who served 24 years in the Air Force, launched Spartan, a ...

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Veterans’ entrepreneur class returns

Project Opportunity, a free entrepreneurship class for veterans, returns to Howard County this fall. Project Opportunity, started on the Eastern Shore in 2010 by retired Army Master Sgt. Joe Giordano, has partnered with the Howard County Economic Development Authority. The ...

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Veterans Affairs asks for nearly $18 billion

VA Acting Secretary Sloan Gibson,

The U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs is asking for $17.6 billion to address the systemic problems that led to major backlogs and the wait-list scandal at its health facilities. VA Acting Secretary Sloan D. Gibson told Congress yesterday that his ...

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