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Riddle me this Batman! Why aren’t SDVOSB companies a Required Source of Supply or Service?

I still want to know why SDVOSB companies are not considered a ‘Required Source of Supply or Service?’


In light of a recent Federal Times op/ed by Michael Fischetti of NCMA regarding the AbilityOne contracting program, I thought it prudent to reissue my own op/ed that asks why Service Disabled Vets can work for AbilityOne and be part of a ‘required source’ to government agencies, but not have the same benefit when they run their own company? – The Chief Visionary

Originally issued August 13, 2012

This will be polarizing and likely cause many to take up arms, but hey, that’s why I’m also the “INSTG8R.”
In light of a recent development where UNICOR was allowed to compete and win business as a HUBZone firm (no, they are not) on a DoD requirement (GAO upheld the award) and my opinion that it opens the door for more rampant pillaging in the shrinking land of small business opportunities, I had a thought about leveling the playing field.

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About Editor-in-Chief Visionary

Guy Timberlake is the Editor-in-Chief Visionary of GovConChannel and oversees the creation and curation of relevant and timely 'News And Information That Matters To Small Government Contractors.'


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