As citizens, we owe it to our nation’s service members, veterans and their families to cultivate a strong community for a lifetime of relevant and relatable support.
Join us and help to build and reinforce the veteran support ecosystem from Deployment through Transition and Community Integration with distinct significant impact each step of the way.
Troops and their families receive relevant and relatable long term support while we create opportunities for widespread community involvement with active duty military at home and abroad.
Transitioning back into civilian life is one of the greatest challenges faced by today’s military. We are uniquely positioned to help troops connect with one another and with resources to ensure successful integration.
When military and civilians want to come together in an effort to support our nation’s service members, we unite the community in a meaningful and profound way providing a lasting impact.
Everyone has the ability to make a substantive impact.
Together, we see the need and meet the need.
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WASHINGTON, DC (December 13, 2018) /For immediate release/ — OSD Washington, DC has collected more than 150 items to help homeless Veterans this winter. They began the winter clothing drive in September. Each month they have collected items to ensure that those in...read more
The year is coming to a close and 2019 is just on the horizon. This month, we’re reflecting on 2018, highlighting the successes and milestones we reached as a veteran business community. This year, the SBA celebrated many achievements: the 1000th graduate from the...read more
By Staff Writer Richard Arce Joey Zente, OSD Austin Fitness Activity Leader and creator of Veterans Jiu-Jitsu, had never really heard of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu before 2008. It wasn’t until he watched a replay of UFC 1 that his interest was sparked. Joey signed up for...read more
AUSTIN, TEXAS (December 5, 2018) /For immediate release/ — What started as a fun competition between some of OSD’s Executives has grown into a movement! Three years ago, OSD CEO and Executive Director, Glenn Banton Sr., issued a challenge on social media - raise...read more
FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (December 5, 2018) /For immediate release/ — Passionate about their community, OSD Fayetteville is dedicated to community service. While they work with a variety of organizations throughout the year, this fall they decided to focus their...read more
Pin-Ups for Vets Provides Support for Veterans and Deployed Troops Through Authentic WWII-Style Pin-Up Calendars
By OSD Staff Writer Hope Grinder Thirteen years ago, Gina Elise started what would become Pin-Ups For Vets, a very unique nonprofit that produces WWII-style pin-up calendars that support hospitalized Veterans and deployed troops through the organization’s initiatives....read more