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14 Firms Get Transcom Air Cargo Transportation IDIQ Modifications

Fourteen companies will vie for up to $41.4M in task orders to transport air cargo for U.S. Transportation Command as part of option year 1 modifications under an indefinite–delivery/indefinite–quantity contract. Work is scheduled to commence on Feb. 1 and will continue through Jan. 31, 2020, the Department of Defense said Thursday. …

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Mission Essential Honors Former Military Personnel With “Wall of Valor”

Mission Essential, founded by former military personnel, was established for the purpose of providing unmatched linguistic support to deployed forces. With this type of support there is an inherent risk associated during performance and the company is determined to keep its people, the mission and a greater purpose in the …

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Vector Acquires CrewSense to Add Scheduling Product in Public Sector Business

Online learning services company Vector Solutions has acquired CrewSense in a move to add shift scheduling and workforce management software offerings for government clients. Vector said Tuesday its public sector business will offer CrewSense’s scheduling platform under the TargetSolutions brand. CrewSense designed its software to support deskless workforce in public safety …

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Shelly Gabersek Joins BAE’s US Arm as Strategic Capture Director

Shelly Gabersek, formerly senior portfolio and program manager at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has joined BAE Systems as strategic capture director for the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary, G2Xchange ETC reported Wednesday. She previously managed Leidos’ portfolio of information and security technology programs for the departments of Homeland Security and Justice as well as the FBI. Gabersek …

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Report: Federal Contract Spending Rose by 6% Annually From FY 2014-2018

Federal contract spending has increased by 5.8 percent per year in the past five fiscal years driven by agencies’ rising use of simplified acquisition procedures and governmentwide procurement contracts, Bloomberg Government reported Wednesday. Contract spending in FY 2018 reached $560B, according to the report. Federal agencies obligated $15B on government …

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Navy Federal VP Dan Chaddock Joins TransUnion Public Sector Advisory Board

Dan Chaddock, vice president of digital labs at Navy Federal Credit Union, has been appointed a member of TransUnion’s (NYSE: TRU) public sector advisory board. He joins the credit reporting agency’s board that offers insight and perspective on various requirements of federal, state, local and education sectors, TransUnion said Wednesday. …

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CompTIA Merges With Public Technology Institute to Advance Local Gov’t-Industry Collaboration

Information technology trade group CompTIA has expanded its public sector practice through its merger with the Public Technology Institute in an effort to facilitate collaboration between industry and local government officials. CompTIA said Tuesday it will incorporate PTI’s corporate members into its State & Local Government and Education Public Sector Council …

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Former Virginia Congressman Tom Davis Named Holland & Knight Partner

Tom Davis, a former representative of Northern Virginia’s 11th district and director of federal government affairs at Deloitte, has been named a partner of the public policy and regulation group at global law firm Holland & Knight. “I look forward to the opportunity to use my knowledge and experience, gained both in …

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MTC to Help Manage Labor Dept’s Career Technical Training Hub Under $99M Contract

Management and Training Corp. has secured a potential five-year, $99.4M contract to help the Department of Labor operate an educational center that offers career technical and academic training services to people ages 16 to 24. MTC will support operations and career transition programs at Woodstock Job Corps Center in Maryland under the …

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Matt Preschern Joins Forcepoint as Chief Marketing Officer

Matt Preschern, formerly senior vice president of marketing at CA Technologies, has joined Austin, Texas-based cybersecurity firm Forcepoint as chief marketing officer. He will report to Forcepoint CEO Matthew Moynahan and oversee the company’s sales enablement, revenue generation, brand awareness and other global marketing initiatives, the company said Tuesday. Moynahan …

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