Tag Archives: Mark Esper

Pentagon Unveils Resilience Plan as Military, Employees Return to Normal Operations

The Department of Defense’s office of the chief management officer has released a five-phased plan to provide guidance to commanders and supervisors as they prepare military personnel, government civilian employees and contractors to return to normal operations while ensuring their safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Leidos Acquires L3Harris’ Security Division; Wash100 Voting Ends June 1st; Executive Spotlight with Zscaler’s Stephen Kovac

Leidos Completes $1B Purchase of L3Harris’ Security Detection, Automation Businesses; Roger Krone Quoted Leidos has finalized its acquisition of L3Harris Technologies’ security detection and automation businesses for approximately $1 billion in cash, Leidos said Monday. The company also announced that Jim Moos, president of Leidos’ civil group, will oversee the acquired businesses. “In …

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Mark Esper: DoD to Open Testing Labs, Readies Hospital Ships in Response to Coronavirus

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Defense Secretary and 2020 Wash100 awardee Mark Esper said the Department of Defense would open up to 16 laboratories to test civilians for the new coronavirus and offer up to 5M respirator masks and 2K specialized ventilators, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The U.S. military is also preparing its hospital ships, USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy, for possible deployment to U.S. locations facing increasing number of COVID-19 cases, particularly in Washington state and New York.  

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Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist Named to 2020 Wash100 for Driving DoD’s Budget Management Initiatives

Executive Mosaic is honored to present David Norquist, deputy secretary of the Department of Defense, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 Award for leading the department’s initiatives to improve financial management for its components and service branches.

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EM Weekly Roundup: Leidos Secures $7.7.B Contract, Carahsoft Adds Vendors to $820M DoD Asset Management Software BPA, POC to Host 2020 Procurement Forum on March 19th, CMMC Forum on April 2nd, Checkout Wash100 Popular Vote, Mark Esper Warns U.S. Allies About China, Weekly Wash100 Presentations & Weekly Top 10 Stories

Leidos Secures $7.7B Contract From Naval Information Warfare Systems Command; Gerry Fasano Quoted  The Naval Information Warfare Systems Command awarded Leidos a potential eight-year, $7.7 billion contract to modernize and maintain shore-based networks being used by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps across the globe, Leidos announced on Feb. 12th.  …

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper Selected to 2020 Wash100 for Leading National Defense Strategy, Reform Initiatives

Executive Mosaic is honored to present Mark Esper, secretary of the Department of Defense, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 for his commitment to implementing the National Defense Strategy and advancing cost-saving measures through reform.

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