Tag Archives: U.S. Navy

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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EM’s Weekly Roundup: Boeing Secures $1.55B Contract; HII Completes $350M Acquisition; Wash100 Voting Ends April 30th; Accenture Federal and CACI Win Big Contracts; Katie Arrington Provides CMMC Update; Marillyn Hewson Comments on COVID-19 Crisis and Weekly Top Ten Stories

Katie Arrington Offers Updates on Pentagon’s CMMC Program Katie Arrington, chief information security officer for acquisition with DoD and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, elaborated to Government Matters during an interview about the creation of standards that third-party assessment organizations will use to evaluate and certify contractors under DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program. …

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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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