Preferences for Small Business Concerns Owned and Controlled by Service
On October 21, 2004, President George W. Bush signs an Executive Order
supporting Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses: "...America honors the
extraordinary service rendered to the United States by veterans with
disabilities incurred or aggravated in the line of duty during active service
with the armed forces. Heads of agencies shall provide the opportunity for
service-disabled veteran businesses to significantly increase the Federal
contracting and subcontracting of such businesses..."