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Iridium CEO Matt Desch Named to NVTC Board of Directors

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) CEO Matt Desch, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, has joined the board of directors of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 8. The council said Nov. 7 Desch joins three other newly appointed board …

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Leidos Scores 100% in Human Rights Org’s Corporate Equality Survey; Ann Addison Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has secured a 100-percent rating in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index report on workplace equality, diversity and inclusion, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday it also earned the designation as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ …

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Elects New Board Member

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2017 — Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) board of directors has added former military intelligence officer Philip Bilden, who also helped establish private equity firm HarbourVest Partners, as a board member at the shipbuilding company, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. HII said Monday Bilden’s election to the board …

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CHSi Appoints New Director of Capture and Proposals

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 15, 2017 — Comprehensive Health Services Inc. has named Michael Fischer, formerly director of capture management at IAP Worldwide Services, as director of capture and proposals at CHSi, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the retired U.S. Navy captain and surface warfare officer brings more than 25 years …

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Accenture Grant to Help Expand Syracuse University’s Veteran Career Transition Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has partnered with Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families and awarded $2.5 million to fund a university program that seeks to provide learning and employment support to service members leaving the military, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company …

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UMD’s New Bioengineering Facility Features Leidos-Sponsored Research Hub

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — A Leidos-backed (NYSE: LDOS) laboratory at the University of Maryland – College Park’s new A. James Clark Hall bioengineering building will host collaborative research between students, venture firms, technology companies and federal agencies, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The university said Friday the Leidos Innovation Lab has …

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DynCorp Gets Recognition for Aviation Support to Army Field Maintenance Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — DynCorp International is set to receive an award from the Army Aviation Association of America for its logistics work with U.S. Army aviation support teams as part of the Army Field Maintenance program, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Friday it will receive AAAA’s 2017 …

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Center for Digital Gov’t Awards ICF-Supported HUD Website for Service Delivery, Experience

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 9, 2017 — A website that ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) jointly developed with the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide grant recipients access to online resources has received recognition from the Center for Digital Government, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. ICF said Tuesday the research and advisory organization gave the …

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Raytheon Unveils Scholarship Program for Women in Aviation; Dave Wajsgras Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with the Air Traffic Control Association to offer scholarships to female college students in aviation with the goal to address a gender gap in the field of air traffic control, GovCon Executive reported Oct. 19. ATCA said Oct. …

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DynCorp, Army to Work on Post-Military Employment Program for Soldiers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — DynCorp International plans to enter into a partnership agreement with the U.S. Army on Nov. 12 in efforts to connect soldiers to employment opportunities after they complete military service, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the arrangement would support the Army’s Partnership for …

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