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Army Grants 4 Firms $480M Counter-Narcoterrorism Support Contract

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The U.S. Army has awarded Alliance for Counter Narcoterrorism, CACI International (NYSE: CACI), Mission Essential Personnel and Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) a four-year, $480 million contract to provide support to the Defense Department‘s Counter-Narcoterrorism Technology Program office. DoD said Thursday the Army Space and Missile Command received seven bids for the contract and will determine both funding …

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Former US Special Ops Commander Olson Joins Iridium Board of Directors

Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) has appointed retired Navy Adm. Eric T. Olson, formerly the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, to the company’s board of directors. Olson, a 38-year Navy veteran, was known as the Bull Frog until his retirement in August for being the longest-serving Navy SEAL on active duty, …

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November Executive Move Recap; 21 Moves all Across GovCon

No time to waste, see all 21 executive moves GovCon Wire covered in November below. Business Development  SRA International appointed Deb Alderson to guide the firm’s efforts to enter new markets and land large customer accounts in the newly created position of executive vice president of strategic development. CACI International …

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Former ManTech Exec Linda Metz Joins Mission Essential as VP for Contracts

Mission Essential Personnel has named Linda Metz as vice president for contracts and procurement. Metz most recently was VP of contracts for ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT). Over her 25-year career of supporting federal, international and commercial defense firms, she has also held positions with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and CGI after it acquired American …

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Former DHS Secretary Joins Mission Essential Board of Advisors; Chris Taylor Comments

Former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Hon. Michael Chertoff has joined Mission Essential Personnel‘s board of advisors. The company said that as it continues to diversify, Chertoff will contribute to its growth strategy and strategic planning. Prior to serving as DHS Secretary from 2005 to 2009, Chertoff served as …

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Peter Horvath Joins Mission Essential Board of Advisors; Chris Taylor Comments

Peter Horvath, recently COO and executive vice president of Victoria’s Secret, has joined Mission Essential Personnel‘s  board of advisors. Horvath will counsel management on strategic planning, global branding and winning work. “Peter led and managed one of the most successful brands in history,” said Mission Essential CEO Chris Taylor. “He is a known …

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DynCorp and AECOM Joint Venture Added to $9.7B Army Language Services IDIQ

The U.S. Army has selected DynCorp International and AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) joint venture Global Linguist Solutions to compete for task orders on its $9.7 billion defense language interpretation translation enterprise contract. The six companies on the multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity hybrid contract will provide interpretation and translation services for personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials, supervision and other items. Global Linguist …

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