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Ellen Lord: Defense Industrial Base Workforce Should Continue Working as Part of Critical Infrastructure

The Department of Defense on Friday released two memos to address key concerns identified by defense trade groups during the four daily update calls on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic led by Jennifer Santos, deputy assistant secretary of defense for industrial policy. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, on Friday issued a memo saying the defense industrial base is considered as a critical infrastructure sector by the Department of Homeland Security and that its workforce should maintain normal work schedules to meet national security requirements.

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GSA Releases List of Top 89 Phase 2 Offerors on OASIS Small Business Pool 1

The General Services Administration has issued the list of the final 62 awardees and 27 apparent successful vendors for Phase 2 of the first pool of the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services – Small Business contract vehicle. A notice published Thursday says the Phase 2 rolling awards were made under the on-ramp solicitation GSA released in April 2019 for OASIS SB pools 1, 3 and 4.

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GSA Announces Top 40 Phase 1 Offerors on OASIS Small Business Pool 1

The General Services Administration issued Friday the list of 40 Phase 1 awardees and apparent successful vendors for the first pool of the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services – Small Business contract vehicle. GSA said in a notice published Friday the Phase 1 rolling awards were made under the on-ramp solicitation the agency issued in April for OASIS SB pools 1, 3 and 4.

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Alan Chvotkin of Professional Services Council: Even Third Time Not the Charm – GPO Buy for VA Upheld

I’ve previously written about a procurement for suicide prevention locks and associated printing services that was undertaken for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by the Government Publishing Office (GPO). A veteran-owned small business challenged the VA and the GPO procurement at the Government Accountability Office (GAO), at the Court …

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Praetorian Standard Lands NASA Contract, Chenega’s Timothy Lamb Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 11, 2019 — Chenega Corp. partner Praetorian Standard Inc., a disabled veteran-owned business, secured its first contract on the heels of a mentorship agreement between the two companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA said Feb. 28 it selected PSI, which Chenega’s security and support solutions business has …

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TSC Adopts ‘ADS Federal’ Name Following Acquisition

Technical Services Corp. has purchased Virginia-based Accelerated Development & Support and rebranded as ADS Federal as a result of the acquisition. ADS Federal Angel Diaz said in a statement published Monday the combined firm will leverage ADS’ experience supporting the Department of Defense and identify critical requirements in support of clients’ missions. …

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