Small business owner and Marine veteran Rodney Marshall was frustrated when he couldn't get a contract to provide kitchen equipment to some veteran's hospitals.
Small business owner and Marine veteran Rodney Marshall was frustrated when he couldn't get a contract to provide kitchen equipment to some veteran's hospitals. Kevin W. Fowler/MCT
Small business owner and Marine veteran Rodney Marshall was frustrated when he couldn't get a contract to provide kitchen equipment to some veteran's hospitals. Kevin W. Fowler/MCT

Vets say the VA fails to give former warriors preference in contracting

October 21, 2011 3:58 PM