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Announcements

Department of Veterans Affairs Fraud Alert Memo

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. FRAUD ALERT:  The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) is alerting the Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) verified firms about schemes related to fraudulent solicitations where the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Procurement Executive Director, Ricky Lemmon […]

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The NCMBC and DEFTECH Team Are Here to Help!

The NCMBC and DEFTECH Team Are Here to Help! During this COVID-timeframe and period of economic reopening, the Federal government and Department of Defense continue to procure goods, supplies and services from businesses to support the warfighter mission.   The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) […]

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SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application.  The form and instructions inform borrowers how to apply for forgiveness of their PPP loans, consistent with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES […]

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Catawba Valley Community College Opens NC Military Business Center Office to Provide Business Development Services to North Carolina Companies

May 14, 2020 – The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Mills as Business Development Manager and Business Development Professional, and the opening of a new service location at Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) in Hickory, North Carolina.  Serving businesses statewide, Mr. Mills will also provide one-on-one assistance to help businesses in the region compete for, win […]

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SBA Issues New Regulations for Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration today published Women-Owned Small Business  Federal Contracting program regulations that will provide a free, online certification and eligibility application process for women-owned small businesses and economically-disadvantaged women-owned small businesses. The timeline for implementation of changes to SBA’s WOSB program has been delayed to accommodate those affected by the […]

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NCMBC Program Manager Appointed Chairwoman, SBA Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs

NCMBC Program Manager Appointed Chairwoman, SBA Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs May 6, 2020 – The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Fran Perez-Wilhite, Program Manager, Veteran-Owned Businesses Development located in Charlotte at Central Piedmont Community College, as the Chairwoman for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Advisory Committee on Veteran Business Affairs.   “We’re looking forward […]

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SBA NC Paycheck Protection Program Webinar Invitation

By: Thomas A. Stith III District Director NC District Office On Thursday, May 7, 2020, you are invited to join us for a webinar to discuss Small Business Guidance and Loan Resources as part of SBA’s response to the COVID-19 disaster. The webinar will focus on the Paycheck Protection Program and will review eligibility, the application […]

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Deputy Commanding General of US Army North to Lead NCMBC Web Conference Army Response to COVID and Partnership Programs with Industry

Deputy Commanding General of US Army North to Lead NCMBC Web Conference Army Response to COVID and Partnership Programs with Industry May 4, 2020 – The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the Defense Alliance of North Carolina will co-host the United States Army North (5th Army) on May 7, 2020 at 1100 EDT as […]

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US Army North COVID Response and Partnership Programs with Industry (May 7, Web Conference)

NC Federal Contractors: Semi-Weekly Web Conferences May 5, 2020 at 11:00 Focus: North Carolina Procurement Technical Assistance Center Operations and COVID-19 Response and Assistance. The Defense Department’s designation of the Procurement Technical Assistance Program and the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) as critical essential infrastructure via an order issued on March 20th proves the program’s […]

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Lending Operations Update

By: Thomas A. Stith III District Director NC District Office Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Operations Update: SBA and Treasury value all lenders and their small business customers.  To ensure access to the PPP loan program for the smallest lenders and their small business customers, starting at 4 p.m. today EDT through 11:59 p.m. EDT, SBA systems […]

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Resumption of the Paycheck Protection Program

President Trump has signed legislation, passed by the U.S. Congress, that will provide an additional $484 billion in funding for various COVID-19 related programs.  Of the total, $310 billion will go to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) while $60 billion will replenish the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program.  In order to ensure underserved […]

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Hurricane Florence Recovery Package 5

Hurricane Florence Recovery Package 5 Information for Prime Contractors now available: https://www.ncmbc.us/hurricane-florence-package-5-subcontractor-outreach/

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North Carolinians Can Apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Beginning April 24

 CONTACT  kerry.mccomber@nccommerce.com  larry.parker@nccommerce.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 23, 2020  North Carolina independent contractors and self-employed workers out of work because of COVID-19 can apply for federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance beginning this Friday, April 24 at des.nc.gov.  Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, or PUA, is a federal program for people who are unable to work as a result […]

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This Week, Federal Agency Web Conferences

This week web conferences: Tuesday, April 21: General Services Administration. During this session the General Services Administration will address how businesses, both large and small, can sell to federal agencies for COVID-19 products and services thru GSA; how GSA supports FEMA; how GSA provides assistance to states throughout the country; and long-term opportunities with GSA […]

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GSA COVID-19 Needs

General Services Administration Needs in response to COVID-19. Critical Supply: List of needs as of April 16, 2020. Vendors with availability to provide these Critical Supply Items should email covidsupplies@fema.dhs.gov Items not on Critical Supply List but in Support. IF the item is NOT on the Critical Supply List (above), but is in support of this emergency, send […]

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Lumbee Tribe Enterprises is seeking a Facility Security Officer (Pembroke, NC)

 Position Title  Facility Security Officer  Work Location  Pembroke, NC  Position Description  The Facility Security Officer (FSO) provides support to senior managers in areas of division and operational administrative security functions. They will provide administrative/customer support duties for access control and security support; update data, provide quality control, run reports, and use internal systems for proper […]

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Paycheck Protection Program: NC Approved Loans and Dollars

By: Thomas A. Stith III, District Director, NC District Office In wake of the COVID-19 disaster declaration, the SBA North Carolina District Office has been working tirelessly to ensure details regarding SBA’s disaster assistance programs are distributed to the citizens of North Carolina.  Please take this opportunity to review the below message regarding the Paycheck Protection Program.  On […]

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DOD Partners With U.S. Small Business Administration to Support Defense Small Businesses

Today, at 3 p.m. the Department of Defense’s Office of Small of Business Programs (OSBP) will join with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to host a webinar for industry partners to provide advice and give defense companies an opportunity to ask detailed questions to best address their needs. This webinar is another example of […]

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WEBINAR: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Update on COVID-19 Response

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently undertaking efforts to support FEMA, State, and local authorities to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Among these efforts is assisting other agencies in assessing any potential sites for suitability as alternate care facilities and to rapidly engage contractors to prepare them for medical use. This presentation will give […]

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Department of Energy Announces New Funding to Train Emergency Response and Building Professionals

Information provided by: https://www.energy.gov/eere/articles/department-energy-announces-new-funding-train-emergency-response-and-building Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $4.5 million in funding for training programs for professionals who interact with distributed energy resources, including solar energy systems, storage systems, “smart” building technologies, and electric vehicles. These professionals include those that lead the nation’s emergency response and resilience planning, including firefighters, first […]

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Working with FEMA and Disaster Recovery Operations – WEBINAR

The NC PTAC will provide information on participating in disaster recovery efforts as a government contractor. Both a general overview of disaster relief government contracting and COVID-19-specific resources will be discussed and shared. This training webinar will be held each Wednesday in April (4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29) at 2PM. For more information, visit: http://www.sbtdc.org/business-events/working-with-fema-anddisaster-recovery-operations-webinar/ 

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Hurricane Florence Recovery Package 3 Information

Due to the North Carolina Governor’s declaration of a public health emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Interim Guidance for COVID-19, travel restrictions and social distancing measures in place, the NCMBC and Coastal Carolina Community College have decided to not host in-person subcontractor outreach events for Package 3, Hurricane Florence Recovery Training and […]

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SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19 Launches

The U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza today launched the Paycheck Protection Program, a $349 billion emergency loan program created last week with the President’s signing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES). The program provides forgivable loans up to $10 million to small businesses left financially distressed by the Coronavirus […]

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DLA Troop Support Clothing & Textiles Directorate, Virtual Dress Clothing Industry Day (4/8/2020)

Save the Date!!!  DLA Troop Support Clothing & Textiles Directorate is hosting a Virtual Dress Clothing Industry Day on April 8, 2020.  Sponsored by:   DLA Troop Support, Clothing and Textile Directorate, Dress Clothing Division Purpose:   The DoD Dress Clothing Industry Day will be a DLA hosted event to generate additional interest in supplying dress clothing items to […]

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Target Location Device (TLD) Assessment Event (AE)

28 May 2020 Submission Deadline: 04 May 11:59 PM EST https://events.sofwerx.org/tld/?utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=85680488&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8oIqsns1d5Xqtk0IOFtCWFUOdBo7HLsJ16G_nhzLjjv44v7z6MhjLVLBrUxHtMqUe-GaCHKR1F77AWzEFS0LJYL0Xcmg&_hsmi=85680488 SOFWERX, in collaboration with USSOCOM Program Executive Office SOF-Warrior (PEO-SW), will conduct a Target Location Device Assessment Event designed to acquire and/or develop a device that can be used to effectively observe potential targets at distance, accurately determine the potential target(s) location, and be […]

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COVID-19 Task Force, Powered by the Department of Defense

In a time of unprecedented change and disruption, the Department of the Defense has established the Joint Acquisition Task Force (JATF) for COVID-19 initiative to assess and rapidly respond to challenges presented by this pandemic. To kick off the effort, we are collecting information from both government and non-government personnel who are interested in getting […]

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COVID-19 Army Applications Lab Individual Phone Calls and Web Conferencing

Army Applications Laboratory, COVID-19 Response Webinar. Web conferencing details provided upon confirmation. Please select this link to schedule a phone call with a member of our team if you have a potential solution for diagnosis, care, and/or protecting our healthcare providers, active duty service members, their families, and our communities from COVID-19. https://lnkd.in/gdEkZMH

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A-B Tech Enka Blue Ridge Food Ventures Seeking Bottles and Spray Caps

The commercial kitchen / food business incubator at A-B Tech known as Blue Ridge Food Ventures is seeking sources for 8, 6, and 4 ounce PET or HDPE plastic bottle and spray caps, as well as gallon containers with pump/turret/flip caps to enable EMS to refill smaller containers at their various locations.  The reason they […]

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SBA COVID-19 Disaster Assistance (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) Application

By: Thomas A. Stith III SBA North Carolina District Director In wake of the COVID-19 disaster declaration, the SBA North Carolina District Office has been working tirelessly to ensure details regarding SBA’s disaster assistance programs are distributed to the citizens of North Carolina.  Please take this opportunity to review the below message regarding Economic Injury […]

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DoD/VA & Gov Health IT Summit – Spring 2020 (July 8-9, 2020) Alexandria, VA

SUMMIT LOCATION:  Mary M. Gates Learning Center 701 N Fairfax St, 22314 Alexandria, VA, USA The 18th Annual DoD/VA & Government HIT Summit is designed as a “Town Hall” style forum that focuses on the DoD, VA and Federal’s efforts at facilitating an affordable, interoperable and modernized health IT environment. This event will discuss acquisition […]

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Vehicle Transformation and Acquisition Council (VTAC) Vendor Day, Fort Eustis, VA (05 August 2020)

Notice ID:  VTAC08052020 NAICS Code: 336390 – Other Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing Description:  The 441st Vehicle Support Chain Operations Squadron (VSCOS) is seeking vendor participation for the Vehicle Transformation Transformation & Acquisition Council (VTAC) Vendor Day to be held on 05 August 2020 from 0900-1200 at the Jacobs Conference Center located on Fort Eustis, VA. […]

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Guide to the CARES Act – U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship

To help small business owners and entrepreneurs better understand the new programs that will soon be available to them through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act  that was just passed by Congress, the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship has created a comprehensive guide to many of the small business provisions outlined […]

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RFP for Prototypes Aimed to Treat COVID-19

This opportunity is through the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC).  Enhanced White Papers are due no later than April 8, 2020 at 12:00pm Eastern Time.   Due to the critical and urgent nature of the technical topic area, MTEC membership is NOT required for the submission of an Enhanced White Paper in response to this MTEC RPP. However, […]

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SBA Disaster Relief Loan Information & COVID-19 Weminars for Small Businesses

  Webinar Schedule   Please note that you will receive the webinar access information 24 hours and 1 hour before the session will start.     Prepare Your Business to Borrow Money Now Before Negative Economic Shifts     Tuesday, March 31st 9:30-10:30 AM   Webinar Pre-Register for Access     Pre-Launch Series: Creating Wealth […]

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HUBZone Program Updates and flexibilities during COVID-19.

HUBZone Program flexibilities during COVID-19 How can firms maintain the 35% HUBZone residency requirement if some employees are college students whose residence hall has closed?  SBA recognizes that some HUBZone employees are students who have been called home to locations no longer in a HUBZone, even though they continue to work remotely, impacting firms’ ability […]

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FEDERAL AND DEFENSE CONTRACTING IN NORTH CAROLINA INCREASED BY OVER $1 BILLION IN FY19

FAYETTEVILLE (MAR 25, 2020) – The Department of Defense (DoD) has an annual impact of over $66 billion and is the second largest sector of the North Carolina economy (12% of GDP).  With six major military installations, over 100 National Guard and 40 Army Reserve facilities and the third highest number of uniformed military personnel in the country, North Carolina continues […]

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NC Federal Contractor Web Conferences

GENERAL.  The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) invites all businesses in North Carolina to participate in semi-weekly web conferences with co-hosts NCMBC, DEFTECH, SBA, NCPTAC, NC State Industry Expansion Services, NCDMVA (invited), EDPNC (invited) and other State resources during the COVID-19 crisis, beginning 31 MAR 2020.    INTENT.  The intent of these web conference(s) is to: […]

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GSA Grants 60-Day Extension of Expiring Entity Registrations in SAM.gov

In support of the U.S. government’s response to the COVID-19 national emergency, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requested certain administrative relief for entities doing business with the government.  As part of that effort, GSA has initiated 60-day extensions to SAM.gov registrations that have expiration dates ranging between March 19, 2020 and May 17, […]

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Cut/Sew Manufacturing for New York COVID-19 Response

CUT & SEW MANUFACTURING OPPORTUNITY IN SUPPORT OF COVID-19   NAICS Codes 315280, 315220, 315240, and 315280 for Cut and Sew Manufacturing   New York State has a critical need for medical supplies and are willing to buy at a premium, stated Governor Cuomo. If your business or company has or can make Personal Protective Equipment […]

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Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Coronavirus RFI

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Coronavirus RFI   Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support Clothing & Textiles Directorate is conducting market research to determine industry capabilities for providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) against viral contamination, specifically COVID-19. This is a Request for Information only and not a solicitation for award. DLA understands this is a fluid […]

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Update on Administration Efforts on COVID-19, 03/23/20

Source: White House Office of Public Liaison Today President Trump signed an Executive Order providing the authority to address, if necessary, hoarding that threatens the supply of necessary health and medical resources. This includes the action of hoarding unnecessary quantities of items for the purpose of selling them above the fair market value. To implement […]

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Essential Industry Update – NC Emergency Management

Essential Industry Update – NC Emergency Management   Important message from NC Emergency Management with Instructions on How a Business can apply to be included on the state’s essential industry list   NC Emergency Management has a process to vet businesses (TO DETERMINE IF THEY ARE ESSENTIAL BUSINESS SUPPLIERS )and allow them the ability to (CONTINUE […]

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Regional Skills Analysis Survey for Wake and New Hanover Counties

The North Carolina Military Business Center has partnered with Wake County Economic Development (WCED), a program of the Raleigh Chamber, the City of Raleigh, and Capital Area Workforce Development Board (CAWDB) and the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce and Cape Fear Collective to help disseminate the Regional Skills Analysis survey for 2020 to simultaneously launch the same […]

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DIY Hack-a-Vent Innovation Challenge

With the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the US and world face a realistic threat of overwhelming the medical system, and more specifically, running out of available ventilators. With SARS-CoV-2 viruses (to include the Coronavirus), the primary area of the body impacted is the pulmonary system.  In certain individuals, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) develops and rapidly […]

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P-204, Design-Bid-Build, F-35 Training and Simulator Facility, Marine Corps Air Station MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina

SOLICITATION NO. N40085-20-R-0015 DESIGN-BID-BUILD (DBB) P-204 F-35 TRAINING AND SIMULATOR FACILITY, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, NORTH CAROLINA PROPOSALS ARE DUE ON THURSDAY, 09 APRIL 2020, AT 2:00 EDT. REFER TO SECTION 00 21 16 FOR PROPOSAL DELIVERY INFORMATION. PRE-PROPOSAL INQUIRIES (P I) CUT-OFF IS 10 DAYS PRIOR TO PROPOSAL DUE DATE, AT 5:00 […]

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Down-Select Announced for Hurricane Florence Recovery (HFR) Packages 3 and 7

Carolinas AGC is teaming up with the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and Coastal Carolina Community College (CCCC) to offer updates to industry on seven Hurricane Florence Recovery (HFR) packages of projects, together valued at $1.7 billion.  The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic (NAVFAC MIDLANT) has completed its down-select of potential prime contractors to […]

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POTUS enacts Defense Production Act & FEMA Level 1 Activation

The Defense Production Act (DPA) is the primary source of Presidential authorities to expedite and expand the supply of resources from the U.S. industrial base to support military, energy, space, and homeland security programs.  POTUS’s DPA authorities are delegated to the heads of federal departments and agencies through an Executive Order. DPA allows the federal […]

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SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans

WASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statement today in response to the President’s address to the nation: “The President took bold, decisive action to make our 30 million small businesses more resilient to Coronavirus-related economic disruptions. Small businesses are vital economic engines in every community and state, and they have helped make […]

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New Vulcan Call: COVID-19 Innovation Challenge, Responses due 31 March

  Coronavirus (COVID-19) Innovation Challenge The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak was declared a national emergency in the United States in accordance with section 201 of the National Emergencies Act. The Secretary of Defense announced several measures to protect the Joint Force and the Public and U.S. Commanders received delegated authority to make further decisions based on their […]

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NCMBC During COVID-19

The North Carolina Military Business Center is currently fully operational.  Due to the North Carolina Governor’s declaration of a public health emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Interim Guidance for COVID-19, travel restrictions and social distancing measures in place, several NCMBC staff members are working remotely in compliance with their host Community Colleges’ COVID-19 […]

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