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I am a volunteer counselor, specializing in Small, Veteran-owned, Minority-Owned and Woman-Owned Businesses, offering free assistance in business planning, operations, marketing and other aspects of starting and successfully operating a small enterprise. 2 Tours in US Army Vietnam. Retired from 36 Years in the Defense Industrial Complex after working on 25 major weapons systems, many of which are in use today in the Middle East. Receives many inquiries from small companies wishing to enter or enhance their position in federal government contracting.

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Ken Larson January 19 - Your Government and World Events

Vets Housing Vouchers In The Thousands Go Unused

VA Homeless Program Office acknowledged 14,000 vouchers went unused last year, even though an estimated 38,000 veterans are still considered homeless. The department has about 650 case management positions currently vacant. Federal hiring rules coupled with the slow pace of federal contracting rules have made filling the positions and processing more vouchers difficult.
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Ken Larson January 17 - Your Government and World Events

Cyber Security Maturity Model (CMMC) Training Underway For Auditors

The CMMC accreditation body, a not-for-profit and independent group of stakeholders, has been stood up and recently selected its chair. [It] will take the cyber standards set to be released this month and use them to develop training and certification requirements for the third-party assessment organizations and individual assessors that will evaluate companies.
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Ken Larson January 16 - Your Government and World Events

HUD Inspector General Warns Over 1 Billion Personally Identifiable (PI) Records At Risk

The management alert bulletin, issued Jan. 13 by HUD’s Office of Inspector General, warns that “HUD is unable to identify, categorize, and adequately secure all of its electronic and paper records that contain personally identifiable information.
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