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Report: Federal Agencies, Services to Begin Solicitations for Billion-Dollar Contracts in Fall 2017

Two federal agencies, two service branches and a Defense Department component are expected to launch solicitations for billion-dollar contracts by fall and winter of 2017, Federal News Radio reported Monday. John Cavadias, a governmentwide acquisition contract contracting officer at the General Services Administration, told the radio station GSA remains on track …

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Former DoD Official Katrina McFarland Joins TransUnion Govt Advisory Board

Katrina McFarland, formerly assistant secretary for acquisition at the Defense Department, has been appointed to the government advisory board at Chicago-based credit reporting and data management services provider TransUnion (NYSE: TRU). She will work to provide insights to the leadership team as TransUnion works to meet the public sector’s requirements, the …

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MG Garrett Yee Added to Panel for 2017 Army Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 21, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added MG Garrett Yee to the list of panelists for the 2017 Army Forum. One of the top priorities for the Army is modernization, particularly in regards to its information technology capabilities. …

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American Systems to Help Army Deliver Security Assistance Training; Peter Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2017 — American Systems will pursue work to provide aviation training services to the Security Assistance Training Management Organization within the U.S. Army through its position on a previously awarded $250 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday it will support SATMO’s security assistance programs by facilitating basic …

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Vectrus Unit to Continue Army Base Operations Support in Qatar

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2017 — The Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) systems business will help the U.S. Army oversee base operations in Qatar under a $49.5 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification work has a period of performance through Sept. 29, 2018, and is funded with the …

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Janus Appoints Frederick Nohmer as COO, Richard Gross as General Counsel

Frederick Nohmer, formerly vice president of operations at IAP Worldwide Services‘ global support services division, has been named chief operating officer of Janus Global Operations. JGO said Thursday Nohmer will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the logistics and stability services contractor’s projects in approximately 20 countries. He held …

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Former Govt Execs Joanne Isham, Henry Muller Named to Polaris Alpha’s Advisory Board

Defense technology firm Polaris Alpha has added former government leaders Joanne Isham and Henry Muller to its board of advisers. Muller and Isham will work to provide strategic advice to the leadership team as the company delivers services to government, intelligence community and military clients, Polaris Alpha said Monday. Isham has more …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Army Budget, Modernization, John Hillen and more

Weekly Roundup August 07 – August 11 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson At the tail-end of May the Department of Defense released its FY 2018 budget request, while the Comptroller of the Department of Defense published the Defense Budget Overview, …

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Boeing-General Dynamics Team Unveils Modified Stryker With SHORAD Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business have demonstrated a reconfigured Stryker armored vehicle equipped with the Avenger short-range air defense unit at the Space & Missile Defense Symposium, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Defense News reported Wednesday the team unveiled the Manuever SHORAD Launcher Stryker system …

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Brian McKeon Selected to Moderate Potomac Officers Club’s 2017 Army Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 9, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has selected Brian McKeon as moderator for the 2017 Army Forum. One of the top priorities for the Army is modernization, particularly in regards to its information technology capabilities. As the domains in …

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