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DLA Awards $252M in Retail Electricity Contracts to 5 Firms

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Five companies have won two-year contracts worth up to $252.5 million combined for retail electricity and ancillary/incidental services to various U.S. federal departments and military branches. The Defense Logistics Agency‘s energy organization received eight offers for the contracts through a competitive procurement and the winning suppliers will perform work through Dec. 31, 2018, the Defense …

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NCR Self-Service Kiosks Provided Support at Veterans’ Day Parades; Stan Ratcliffe, Tom Verbeck Comment


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 17, 2016 — NCR (NYSE: NCR) has provided four self-service kiosks at the Veterans’ Day Parades in New York and Los Angeles to support service members and veterans throughout the event, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The Veterans Kiosk is designed to allow veterans, service members and military …

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CSRA to Manage VA Cloud Computing Portfolio Under $73M Contract 


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2016 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has secured a four-year, $73 million contract to manage several cloud computing platforms to support veteran health benefits and service delivery programs across the Department of Veterans Affairs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it will oversee VA’s secure cloud computing services …

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Paul Smith: Red Hat Symposium to Highlight Role of Open Source on Government IT Modernization

Paul Smith

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2016 —  Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) is set to host its annual symposium on Nov. 2 in Arlington, Virginia that aims to focus on the significance of open source technology on the digital modernization efforts of the government, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The 2016 Red Hat Government Symposium will feature breakout …

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Teratech Wins $100M DLA Ultrasound Systems Supply IDIQ

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A Teratech subsidiary has been awarded a potential 10-year, $100 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide clinical ultrasound systems to the Defense Logistics Agency. Terason Ultrasound will provide the machines for use by the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs as well as other federal civilian agencies and foreign military customers, DoD said Friday. The contract contains five …

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Accenture Subsidiary Lands Potential $286M VA Contract for IT Service Desk Support


Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) ASM Research subsidiary has received a potential $286 million contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs to help provide service desk support for VA employees. ASM said Tuesday the contract covers support for VA’s National Service Desk that works to provide front-line assistance on information technology services, systems and operations to more than 350,000 employees. …

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Former VA Benefits Lead Danny Pummill Joins FCI as COO

Danny Pummill

Danny Pummill, former undersecretary for benefits at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has joined Chantilly, Virginia-based government services contractor Femme Comp Inc. as executive vice president and chief operating officer. FCI said Monday Pummill will report to FCI President and CEO John Bronson and oversee the company’s daily operations, performance management, goal alignment and strategic …

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Logistics Health, MSLA Added to $6.8B VA Disability Exam Process Support Contract

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Logistics Health and Medical Support Los Angeles: A Medical Corporation have won spots on a potential $6.8 billion contract vehicle to update the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ system for processing medical exam reports on former military personnel who seek disability claims benefits. VA reopened the competition for Medical Disability Examination Program support services after a series …

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Stephen Ondra Named Amida Technology Solutions Chief Strategy Officer; Peter Levin Comments

Stephen Ondra

Stephen Ondra, formerly senior vice president and chief medical officer at health insurer Health Care Service Corp., has joined Maryland-based open-source software firm Amida Technology Solutions as chief strategy officer. Peter Levin, founder and CEO of Amida, said in a statement released Thursday Ondra’s leadership experience in both private and …

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By Light Hires Former VA Exec Steve Kastin as Chief Medical Officer, Healthcare IT Strategist

By Light Professional IT Services

Steve Kastin, formerly chief healthcare information technology strategist for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ national office of information and technology, has joined Clarendon, Virginia-based contractor By Light Professional IT Services as chief medical officer and healthcare IT strategist. He will apply his background in healthcare informatics and healthcare IT to his new role at By …

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