Tag Archives: covid-19

DoD to Use $688M in CARES Act Funds to Support Aircraft Propulsion, Shipbuilding Industries

The Department of Defense plans to use $688M in funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act to address the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the defense industrial base and promote local job creation efforts, Defense News reported Tuesday.

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Jim Rice, Deputy Director of MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, to Serve as Panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Virtual Event on Thursday, June 11th

Jim Rice

Jim Rice, deputy director for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Center for Transportation and Logistics, will serve as a panelist at Potomac Officers Club’s Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Virtual Event on Thursday, June 11th.

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Katherine Arrington, CISO for DoD OUSDA, to Serve as Panelist During Potomac Officers Club’s Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19: What’s Next? Virtual Event on June 11th

Katherine Arrington

Katherine Arrington, chief information security officer for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, will serve as a panelist during Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19: What’s Next? Virtual Event on Thursday, June 11th.  

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Stuart Jones, LMI Director of Supply Chain Management, to Moderate Potomac Officers Club’s Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Virtual Event on June 11th

Stuart Jones

Stuart Jones, director of supply chain management with LMI, will moderate the panel at Potomac Officers Club’s Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Virtual Event. on Thursday, June 11th. 

Click here to register for the Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Virtual Event.

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Brian Fitzpatrick, LMI CEO, to Serve as Speaker at Potomac Officers Club’s Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Virtual Event on June 11th

Brian Fitzpatrick

Brian Fitzpatrick, chief executive officer of LMI, will serve as a keynote speaker at Potomac Officers Club’s Supply Chain Resilience and COVID-19 Virtual Event on Thursday, June 11th. 

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GovConExpert Kim Koster: Mission Ready Workforce Remains the Goal of the DoD – CARES Act Section 3610

Kim Koster

Government contractors have the opportunity to secure relief under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act or Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and they should prepare for emerging rules and regulations around  compliance, reporting, auditing, and accounting. In order to provide financial assistance as quickly as possible during this crisis, not all of the details were fleshed out in advanceSo, the Department of Defense (DoD) recently provided guidance for contracting officers (COs) to help bring clarity by issuing  a Class Deviation – CARES Act Section 3610 Implementation document.

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