Lockheed Martin has won a five-year, $203 million contract to manage the Field Logistics Readiness Center at Fort Bragg. Responsibilities will include maintenance on wheeled vehicles, weapons, power generation equipment, and engineering equipment for the Army Sustainment Command and 406th Training Support Brigade. Lockheed Martin will provide maintenance, material, and logistics services for troops in the United States and abroad for soldiers of Forces Command and Army Materiel Command.
U.S. Navy Adm. Michael Gilday formally succeeded Adm. John Richardson, two-time Wash100 Award recipient, as chief of naval operations during a ceremony that took place Thursday in Washington. "Gilday is a true cutting edge warfighter, a surface warrior who, by virtue of his leadership at 10th Fleet, fully appreciates the challenges we face in the cyber warfare arena and the increasing pace of competition in new domains,” Richardson said.
Anne Hughes, a more than 30-year health care industry veteran, has been named vice president of business development at Cognosante's civilian health unit, FedHealthIT reported Thursday. Cognosante is headquartered in Falls Church, Va., and offers technology and business process outsourcing services to government health organizations.