Tag Archives: border patrol

12 Firms Land Spots on $5B Southern Border Horizontal Construction Contract

Twelve companies have secured spots on a potential five-year, $5B contract to provide horizontal construction services to support Department of Homeland Security, Border Patrol and Army Corps of Engineers operations at the southern border. Contractors are eligible to compete for task orders to conduct design-build and design-bid-build efforts for USACE’s …

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McAleese & Associates: All Eyes Are on Three-Week Continuing Resolution’s Expiration

A new McAleese & Associates report says the partial government shutdown has temporarily halted after President Donald Trump signed on Friday a continuing resolution to fund agencies through Feb. 15. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, wrote in the report that public attention is now focused on the expiration …

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The Potomac Officers Club to Host the 2018 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum on March 22

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 5, 2018 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting the 2018 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum on March 22 at 2941 Restaurant. Ron Vitiello, Acting Deputy Commissioner of CBP and Chief of U.S. Border Patrol of U.S. Department …

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Report: Accenture to Help CBP Employ 5K Border Patrol Agents Under $297M Contract

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has won a potential five-year, $297 million contract to help the Customs and Border Protection recruit and employ 5,000 border patrol agents, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. CBP received five bids for the contract that also covers the recruitment of 2,000 customs officers and 500 employees for …

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CBP Chief Ron Vitiello: Border Arrests at ’45 Year Low’ Since November 8

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plays a starring role in President Donald Trump’s new executive orders, and CBP chief Ronald Vitiello spoke Wednesday morning at the Potomac Officers Club about the new opportunities and challenges ahead. Since Trump’s election, CBP has seen a “dramatic change in the flow of …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: CBP, Border Walls, Drones and More

Weekly Roundup April 10 – April 13 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Since the election of President Trump, the Department of Homeland Security has been a topic of much discussion, particularly the Customs and Border Protection agency. Trump’s campaign promises …

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Former CBP Commissioner David Aguilar Joins Drone Aviation Board; Jay Nussbaum Comments

David Aguilar, a former commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection agency, has joined the board of directors at tethered drone and lightweight aerostat manufacturer Drone Aviation Holding. Aguilar, who most recently led a team of more than 60, 000 as head of CBP, brings 35 years of experience in federal …

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Navy Delivers 3 Sikorsky-Built Seahawk Choppers to Denmark

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2016 — The first three MH-60R Seahawk helicopters built by Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky subsidiary for Denmark have been delivered as part of a foreign military sales deal, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The U.S. Navy said Wednesday it transported the helicopters from Sikorsky’s William P. Gwinn Airfield to Karup air base …

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