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David Johnson Joins Sterling Global as Strategic Development, Washington Operations VP

David Johnson, a former assistant secretary of state and National Security Council spokesman, has been appointed vice president of strategic development and Washington operations at stability services contractor Sterling Global Operations. The retired U.S. ambassador will lead the company’s Washington regional office — which is based in Reston, Va. — and …

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Engility Finalizes Cash Tender Offer for DRC; Jim Regan Comments

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has completed a cash tender offer to acquire Dynamics Research Corp. (NASDAQ: DRCO) for $11.50 each. Eighty-six percent of DRC’s common stock or 9, 025, 528 shares have been tendered in the tender offer that expired Tuesday midnight, New York City time, Engility said Wednesday. Jim Regan, DRC’s …

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Veterans Affairs Seeks Info on Unified EHR Viewer

The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking information on an integrated electronic health record system viewer as the agency plans to update EHR technology used by the VA and Defense Department. The VA’s Office of Information Service Center issued a solicitation Monday for a new EHR system viewer, intended for the Interagency …

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Jack Reagan Joins Grant Thornton Public Sector Audit Team; Srikant Sastry Comments

Jack Reagan, a two-decade KPMG LLP veteran, has joined Grant Thornton‘s global public sector practice to help carry out financial management and audit services. The Virginia-based certified public accountant and government financial manager previously served as a partner at KPMG and at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, Grant Thornton said Tuesday. Srikant Sastry, managing …

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Northrop to Help Sustain Air Force Embedded GPS System for $200M

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a potential four-year, $200 million contract to help the Air Force integrate and sustain a GPS navigation system. Up to 45 percent of the contract ceiling could include unclassified foreign military sales agreements, with the first two confirmed orders covering sales to Iraq and …

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10 Firms Picked for $243M Natl Guard Environmental Engineering Contract

Ten companies have won positions on a three-year, $243 million contract covering environmental engineering support services for the Army National Guard. The National Guard Bureau received 21 bids for the firm-fixed-price contract and will determine funding and location with each order, the Defense Department said Friday. Work is scheduled to …

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Sheila Jordan Joins Symantec as CIO; Stephen Gillett Comments

Sheila Jordan has been appointed to serve as the next chief information officer of Symantec, where she will be responsible for the company’s information technology strategy and operations and work to advance the Symantec 4.0 plan. Jordan most recently served as senior vice president of IT communication and collaboration at …

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US, Iraq Strike $6B Deal for Boeing Apache Helicopters

Iraq will acquire 24 Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) Apache attack helicopters through an approved $6.2 billion deal under the Pentagon’s foreign military sales program, Defense News reported Monday. Paul McLeary writes the Iraqi military’s purchase and lease of AH-64Es was approved by a U.S. congressional panel Monday. The deal also includes …

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Gene Rodrigues Joins ICF in VP Role; Mike Mernick Comments

Gene Rodrigues, formerly a senior director at utility company Southern California Edison, has joined ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) as a vice president. He holds more than two decades of experience in utility policy and program development, multisector resource planning and energy conservation services, ICF said Monday. Mike Mernick, an ICF …

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MacAulay-Brown Buys National Security Provider Commonwealth Technology

MacAulay-Brown Inc. has bought Commonwealth Technology Inc., a provider of national security products and engineering services. Commonwealth Technology will operate within MacB’s national security business unit that is led by Mark Chadason, group senior vice president and general manager, MacB said Monday. Chadason said MacB intends for the acquisition to build …

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