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Cybercom’s Kevin McLaughlin: Human Capital Key to Partnerships With Industry

U.S. Cyber Command‘s efforts to build greater partnerships with the private sector should include a human capital component to build up skill sets and experience in both the public and private sectors, Cybercom’s second-ranked officer told the Potomac Officers Club Wednesday. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kevin McLaughlin, Cybercom’s deputy leader since August …

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ICE Picks 9 Firms for Program Mgmt, Acquisition Support BPA

Nine companies will compete to provide program management, business support and acquisition management services to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency under a five-year blanket purchase agreement. ICE received 68 bids for the Business and Program Solutions for Law Enforcement vehicle as the agency seeks to acquire services in support of …

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Navy Awards Additional Mgmt Support Funding to Booz Allen, Engility, National Technologies & SAIC

The U.S. Navy has awarded a series of contract modifications for financial management and program support services to four companies that will compete for task orders to perform work. The Navy has established a $10, 553, 653 ceiling for the one-year ordering period and will obligate funding on individual task orders as they are …

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CenturyLink Board OKs 2-Year, $1B Share Buyback Plan

CenturyLink‘s (NYSE: CTL) board of directors has approved a plan to repurchase up to $1 billion of the company’s common stock over the next two years. The company intends to fund the purchases with free cash flow generated by the business and start the new initiative after completing its current …

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Angie Petty: Federal IT Consolidation Program Brings Opportunities for Contractors

The U.S. government’s initiative to consolidate federal data centers presents a business opportunity for information technology contractors, Angie Petty of Deltek wrote for the Washington Post in an article published Sunday. Petty, a senior principal analyst at Deltek, writes government agencies are seeking cloud computing and other information technology services in order to meet …

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Gary Newgaard Named Pixia Federal Sales VP; Rudi Ernst Comments

Gary Newgaard, who previously served as federal sales director for EMC‘s Isilon division, has been appointed vice president of U.S. federal sales at Reston, Va.-based data technology provider Pixia Corp. The two-decade sales veteran led the division to double federal sales during his first year as director,  Pixia said Tuesday. Rudi Ernst, Pixia …

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Navy Awards Six Management Support IDIQs

Six companies have each won potential three-year contracts to provide management support services for U.S. Navy warfighting, manpower and business transformation initiatives run by the deputy chief of naval operations for communications networks. The Navy received 10 offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts via its electronic commerce website and the FedBizOpps …

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Potomac Officers Club Unveils Speaker Lineup for Big Data Analytics Summit

On the heels of its mobility summit, the Potomac Officers Club is excited to announce a lineup of government and business leaders for its next forum focused on the area of next-generation technologies in the public sector. Leaders from both the public and private sector attend POC between 12 and …

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DynCorp to Realign Business Units, Start New Intl Org; Steve Gaffney Comments

DynCorp International is reorganizing from five business units to three, with one of them a new organization intended to focus on international opportunities, the Washington Post reports. Marjorie Censer writes the company will restructure into three business units: DynAviation, DynLogistics and the new DynGlobal organization. Steve Gaffney, DynCorp chairman, president …

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Lockheed Board Approves $1 Dividend for 2Q 2013

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) board of directors has approved a cash dividend of $1.15 per share for the second quarter of its 2013 fiscal year. The dividend is payable on June 28 to holders of record as of the close of business on June 3, the company said Thursday.

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