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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: NDAA, DoD Purchasing Reform & More

Weekly Roundup June 26 – June 30 2017 A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week we saw the unveiling of the House Armed Services Committee’s $696.5 billion defense authorization bill. The draft, titled 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), was revealed on the 26th and asks for …

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Senate, House Disagree on Creation of U.S. Space Corps, NDAA Priorities

The House Armed Services Committee voted down an amendment that would have halted the creation of a U.S. Space Corps and instead moved forward with the provision as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which passed late Wednesday night. The provision creates a separate military branch for space …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The New Space Race

Weekly Roundup June 19 – June 23 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Although the phrase “Space Race” brings to mind the Cold War-era struggle between the United States and Soviet Union for supremacy in spaceflight capabilities, it may begin to …

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Mattis: ‘No Enemy’ ‘Has Done More Harm’ to Military than Sequestration

“For all the heartache caused by the loss of our troops during these wars, no enemy in the field has done more to harm to the readiness of our military than sequestration,” said Defense Secretary James Mattis, a 40 year Marine veteran commander, who argued that it will “require years …

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Former Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James Named Special Advisor at Bain & Company

Deborah Lee James, former secretary of the U.S. Air Force, has joined Bain & Company as a special advisor in the consulting firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Bain said Thursday James will advise aerospace, defense and government services customers and work with the firm’s local leaders to establish relationships with “high-potential” individuals and companies. “Deborah …

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Ashley Godwin Named Huntington Ingalls Federal Policy Director

Ashley Godwin, formerly senior defense and government affairs adviser for the Shipbuilders Council of America, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as director of federal policy. HII said Wednesday she will help develop the company’s legislative and federal policy priorities in support of future shipbuilding campaigns and initiatives supported by the technical solutions division. Godwin will …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 1 – Feb. 5 2016: The 9 Three-Time Wash100 Winners in 2016’s Class & more

Feb. 1 – Feb. 5 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Last week in this space, we announced the 2016 edition of Executive Mosaic’s annual Wash100 list, our selection of the government contracting arena’s most influential leaders and voices from both the public …

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Weekly Roundup Sept 7 – Sept 11 2015: PSC’s Impending Leadership Transition & more

Weekly Roundup Sept 7 – Sept 11 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson An association that represents the government services sector has previewed an impending leadership transition in the same year that the defense industry’s main trade group also announced its own change …

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William LaPlante: Air Force Could Use Cost-Plus Contract to Procure Long-Range Bomber

William LaPlante, assistant secretary for acquisition at the U.S. Air Force, said he expects the military branch to use a cost-plus pricing strategy for the service’s long-range strike bomber development program, Defense News reported Thursday. “My belief on the LRS-B is its going to be more traditional, ” LaPlante told …

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Lockheed Promotes Robert Rangel to SVP for Washington Ops; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Robert Rangel, vice president of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) programs and global security policy, will succeed Greg Dahlberg as the company’s senior vice president for Washington operations effective January 2015. Lockheed said Monday Rangel will lead engagement efforts with Congress, the Defense Department and other Washington-based federal agencies as well …

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