OMB Director Sylvia Burwell Nominated to Lead HHS, Oversee Obamacare Implementation as Kathleen Sebelius Ends Term

Sylvia Burwell President Barack Obama has selected Sylvia Burwell, current director of the Office of Management and Budget, as his choice to be the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, after the White House announced Kathleen Sebelius would be leaving that post. Burwell, a veteran of the Bill Clinton administration who jumped to the public sector after working at McKinsey,...

CS3 Jumps from Sub to Prime on New Task Order to Provide Security Services to US Navy Facilities in Japan

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Chenega Security & Support Solutions, LLC (CS3) has transitioned from serving as a subcontractor providing security services for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Japan to prime contractor for those services after awarded the lead position on a new task order. Ashburn, Va.-based CS3 had previously provided continuous security services and access control at the “intermediate level”...

As Veteran Unemployment Outpaces National Avg., Mark Testoni & SAP NS2 Launch a Response

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In November 2013, SAP National Security Services (SAP NS2) announced a new nonprofit organization called NS2 Serves in an effort to address an issue near and dear to the independent U.S. subsidiary of SAP; veteran unemployment. SAP NS2 looks to veterans to fill a large percentage of its workforce as it supports the national security missions of the U.S. through work in enterprise applications, analytics,...

House Intell Committee Chair Mike Rogers to Join Private Sector After Career Serving Across Government & Military

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As covered on ExecutiveGov, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has announced his intention to retire from Congress. Rogers has represented Michigan’s eighth district since 2001 and will now join the private sector after a career of public service that includes time in the U.S. Army, work as a special agent for the FBI and election to Michigan’s state senate. He...

Keith Trippie on His New Business Ventures and Transforming Federal IT with Commercial Models

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Keith Trippie Former top Department of Homeland Security official Keith Trippie, who recently rejoined the private sector after more than 10 years with DHS, has embarked on two entrepreneurial business ventures that will be active in the federal and commercial technology spaces, Trippie told GovCon Wire in an interview. Trippie is currently establishing the Trippie Group LLC, a consulting firm that...

Ralph Shrader Says Booz Allen Will Continue to Evolve as it Pursues Growth

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Ralph Shrader Booz Allen Hamilton leader Ralph Shrader has held the chief executive role at the Tysons Corner, Va.-based government services provider since 1999, and has overseen several important changes at the firm, including the separation of its government and commercial businesses and its transition into a public company. Marjorie Censer of the Washington Post reports that Shrader believes Booz...

Ruppersberger Working on Legislation to Replace NSA Bulk Phone Data Collection

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Dutch Ruppersberger, the ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, is moving forward an effort to replace the National Security Agency‘s bulk collection of U.S. citizens’ phone data with a plan that would include closer collaboration and information sharing between the government and phone companies on suspected terrorists’ activities. According to a...

Rolls Royce Takes in $54M for Super Hercules Work for Kuwait, Marines Corp

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Rolls-Royce Corp. has won an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract worth up to more than $54 million to provide support and parts for 50 KC-130 aircraft, three of which are for the government of Kuwait under the foreign military sales program. The company will also provide depot-level engine repair, propeller and propulsion system components to 47 aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps, and...

Raytheon Awarded $655M to Provide New Patriot Units for Kuwait’s Missile Defense System; Ralph Acaba Comments

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Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) will take in $655 million via a foreign military sale agreement to produce new units of its Patriot air and missile defense system for the government of Kuwait, which is currently using the Patriot system as part of its missile defense capabilities. The contract is for the Massachusetts-based contractor’s “new-production fire units,” which the company said...

Video: Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson on Govt Budgets, International Sales, F-35 Program & More

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Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed Martin chairman, president and CEO, recently spoke with Bloomberg’s Peter Cook about a range of topics, including how international sales fit into the Bethesda, Md.-based aerospace, defense and security contractor’s future plans and her perspective on the current budget environment. “I must say I’m very encouraged that we do have two years of stability...

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