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Forcepoint’s Eric Trexler: Cyber National Guard, Other Creative Approaches to Help Gov’t Build Cyber Workforce

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 28, 2018 — Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure at Forcepoint, has backed the creation of a cyber-focused National Guard in an effort for agencies to bolster their hiring and retention of cybersecurity workers, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 10. Trexler wrote in an …

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DDB Chicago Lands $4B Army Contract for Marketing Support

DDB‘s Chicago-based arm has received a potential 10-year, $4B contract to support marketing and advertising efforts of the U.S. Army. The service branch will assign performance locations and funds for work that would take place through Nov. 18, 2028, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The company will help the Army develop …

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Vectrus Makes 2nd Straight Appearance in Annual ‘Best for Vets: Employers’ List

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2018 — Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has been named in an annual list of employers that best served the needs of service members, veterans and their families in 2018 based on culture, veteran recruitment, policies and accommodations for National Guard and reserve forces, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. …

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Accenture Federal Services Recognized for National Guard, Reserve Employee Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 18, 2018 — Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services unit has been named with the “Above and Beyond” award by a Defense Department support group for providing non-mandated benefits to employees who also serve in the National Guard and Reserve, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Mark Hild, senior manager at …

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AECOM to Help USAF Maintain Remotely Piloted Aircraft Under Potential $961M Contract; John Vollmer Comments

AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) management services group has landed a potential seven-year, $961 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force maintain and operate remotely piloted aircraft. The company said Tuesday it will provide organizational-level maintenance services for MQ-9 Reaper and RQ-4 Global Hawk systems, as well as support MQ-9 aircrew operators worldwide. “RPA systems are …

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CTC Chief Ed Sheehan Receives Award for Support to Guard, Reserve Forces

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 30, 2018 — Ed Sheehan Jr., president and CEO of Concurrent Technologies Corp., has received the Patriot Award under the Defense Department‘s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Kevin Hillegas, a CTC employee and Army National Guard member, nominated Sheehan for the …

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DynCorp Tapped for Base Camp Support to Relief Operations in Puerto Rico

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2017 — DynCorp International will provide base camp support services for military and civilian personnel involved in post-Hurricane Maria relief operations in Puerto Rico under an estimated $75 million contract change order from the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it received the change order …

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Air Force Awards Northrop $179M LAIRCM Support Contract Modification

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a $179 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to provide hardware and support for large aircraft infrared countermeasures systems, or LAIRCM. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will perform work under the modification in Rolling Meadows, Illinois through April 30, 2019. LAIRCM is designed …

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CTC Receives Awards for Pennsylvania Guard, Reserve Employee Support; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2017 — The Pennsylvania Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve office has recognized Concurrent Technologies Corp. for its employee support to members of the Pennsylvania Guard and Reserve, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday it received the Soaring Eagle Award, Extraordinary Employer Support Award, Above and …

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Oshkosh Awarded $409M for Order Year 7 of Army Medium Tactical Vehicle Production Contract

Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) has received a $409 million order to produce 1, 661 family of medium tactical vehicle trucks and 31 trailers for the U.S. Army. The order is for the seventh performance year on a previously awarded FMTV contract and the company’s defense business segment will continue deliveries of the vehicles to the service branch through …

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