SBA Veterans Assistance Programs: An Analysis of Contemporary Issues [Updated July 7, 2021] [open pdf - 1MB]
From the Document: "This report opens with an examination of veteran-owned businesses' economic circumstances, comparing unemployment and labor force participation rates for veterans, veterans who have left the military since September 2001, and nonveterans. The report also describes employment assistance programs offered by several federal agencies to assist veterans transitioning from the military to the civilian labor force and examines, in greater detail, the SBA's [Small Business Administration] veteran business development programs, the SBA's efforts to enhance veterans' access to capital, and the SBA's service-disabled veteran-owned contracting program."
CRS Report for Congress, R42695
Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/