The Air Force Office of Small Business Programs recognizes that U.S. military veterans have provided invaluable service to the nation in times of peace and war. We recognize that the Air Force can lead the fight for our veterans by recognizing the wealth of knowledge, innovation and agility they offer as they leave active service and open their businesses. They have the "hands-on" experience in every field activity in the Air Force, so it’s important that we capture their capabilities in Air Force acquisitions. Also, they are likely to hire, mentor and train other war veterans as they transition to private life.
To qualify as a VOSB, a business must:
To qualify as a SDVOSB, a business must:
The terms veteran and service-disabled veteran are defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Subpart 2.101.