Tag Archives: U.S. Navy

Potomac Officers Club to Host 7th Annual R&D Summit TODAY; Learn More About Event Speakers

7th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit

During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense Research and Development (R&D) Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will meet to discuss the latest priorities across the R&D landscape. The summit will feature Dr. Mark Lewis, Rear Adm. Lorin Selby and Dr. Victoria Coleman as keynote speakers. To register for the 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

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Alion Wins Navy Technical Support Order; Alan Dietrich Quoted

Alan Dietrich SVP of ISR Group Alion

Alion Science and Technology has secured a five-year, $39 million task order to deliver Rapid Technical Collection and Demonstration for the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) Fleet Innovation Team (FIT). Alion will perform system analysis, functional allocations, synthesis and evaluation efforts to deliver an effective, affordable and operable system in support of NAWCWD and its partners. 

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GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition & Modernization Forum to Feature Hon. Kevin Fahey of DoD as Keynote Speaker

Hon. Kevin Fahey Asst Sec for Acquisition US Defense Department

Hon. Kevin Fahey, assistant secretary for acquisition at the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), will be featured as a keynote speaker during GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum on December 1st, 2020. To register for GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum, as well as see other must-see opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page

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Expert Panel Discusses Innovation and Collaboration Initiatives During Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum

Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2020 Navy Forum

Potomac Officers Club’s (POC) 2020 Navy Forum continued with an expert panel full of significant names of consequence to the development of the collaboration and innovation for the Navy. If you missed the event, you can still register to watch the Navy Forum in its entirety by visiting Potomac Officers Club’s Event Archive.

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James “Hondo” Geurts, Navy ASN (RD&A), Delivers Keynote Address During Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum

James Geurts Acquisition Chief US Navy

James “Hondo” Geurts, assistant secretary for Research, Development and Acquisition (ASN (RD&A)) with the U.S. Navy, delivered his keynote address during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum on September 30th. If you missed this pivotal event, you can still register to watch the footage in Potomac Officers Club’s Event Archive.

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Department of the Navy CIO Aaron Weis Receives First Wash100 Award for Driving IT, Cyber, Cloud Readiness

DON CIO Aaron Weis Receives Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson

Aaron Weis, chief information officer for the Department of the US Navy (DON), was presented his first Wash100 Award on Wednesday for leading the guiding principles of the service branch to drive DON’s information technology and cyber readiness goals. Weis assumed his role with the Department of the Navy in Sept. 2019.

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James Geurts, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for R&D and Acquisition, Receives His First Wash100 Award

James Geurts (L) and Jim Garrettson (R)

James “Hondo” Geurts, assistant secretary of the U.S. Navy for research, development and acquisition, received his 2020 Wash100 Award for the first time in his long career for driving innovation and technological capabilities for the service branch. Visit POC’s 2020 Navy Forum main page to register for Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Navy Forum on Wednesday, September 30th. 

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US Navy Discusses Support of JADC2; Vice Adms. Jeffery Trussler, James Kilby Quoted

Jeffery Trussler Deputy CIO Dept of the Navy

The U.S. Navy has announced the service branch’s recent efforts to support the Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2). The Naval forces operate in multiple domains and are focused on the Indo-Pacific region. JADC2 recently had a second test event where companies competed in a trial to test the technical capabilities of the new “internet of military things."

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Amentum CEO John Vollmer Receives His Fifth Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

John Vollmer and Jim Garrettson

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Amentum CEO John Vollmer with his fifth Wash100 Award on Thursday. This marks the fifth-time Vollmer has received the award in the last six years. Vollmer’s commitment and leadership led to substantial growth for Amentum by securing major contract wins across the government contracting (GovCon) sector.

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