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Intel Federal Wins DoD Contract Under SHIP Program; Jim Brinker Quoted

The Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Intel Federal the second phase of its State-of-the-Art Heterogeneous Integration Prototype (SHIP) program that will enable federal agencies to access Intel’s state-of-the-art semiconductor packaging capabilities in Arizona and Oregon. The federal government will gain access to capabilities created by Intel’s annual research and development (R&D) and manufacturing investment.

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Veritas Capital Completes $5B Acquisition of DXC’s HHS Business; Mike Salvino, Ramzi Musallam Quoted

DXC Technology has completed the sale of its State and Local Health and Human Services business to Veritas Capital for $5 billion to form Gainwell Technologies.  DXC will use the net proceeds from the cash consideration to strengthen its balance sheet and reduce debt by approximately 3.5 billion dollars. 

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Perspecta to be Presenting Sponsor of Military Bowl; Perspecta CEO, Chairman Mac Curtis Quoted

Perspecta Inc. will be the presenting sponsor for the Military Bowl postseason college football bowl game, named Military Bowl presented by Perspecta, over the next three years. The game will benefit the United Service Organizations (USO) of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore. Perspecta chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) Mac Curtis currently serves on the Military Bowl Board of Directors.

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Sgt. Maj. Sheryl Lyon Assumes Role as USCYBERCOM Senior Enlisted Leader; Gen. Paul Nakasone Quoted

Sgt. Maj. Sheryl Lyon, formerly with Army Cyber Command, has taken up her new role as command senior enlisted leader of U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency (NSA). She will oversee military advocacy efforts and help officials address military workforce issues in her new role,  succeeding Master Gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker, who is now U.S. Space Command's senior enlisted leader, NSA said Friday.

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

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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Akima CEO Bill Monet Receives First Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

Bill Monet, CEO of Akima, earned his first Wash100 Award for his leadership and expertise over 30 years in the federal sector working with federal, state, local and commercial clients to drive company growth and expand its portfolio by securing major contracts across the government contracting (GovCon) sector. Executive Mosaic congratulates Akima and Bill Monet on his 2020 Wash100 Award.

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Jim Bridenstine Urges Senate Panel to Approve $3.2B NASA Funding for Artemis Effort

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, testified before a Senate panel to voice the agency’s intent to secure $3.2 billion in funding for the Artemis deep-space exploration program. The hearing comes shortly after the House voted to pass a stopgap bill to extend funding for federal agencies through December to prevent a government shutdown in October.

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Perspecta Donates Home of the Brave Campaign to Soldiers’ Angels; Mac Curtis Quoted

Perspecta has gifted Home of the Brave campaign to Soldiers' Angels, a national nonprofit organization, to expand the scope of the campaign nationwide, Perspecta reported on Thursday. Home of the Brave has partnered with the Department of Veteran Affairs Voluntary Service (VAVS) and corporate partner employees to support veterans at VA medical facilities. 

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Gen. Charles Brown on Air Force Acquisition Reforms, Reducing Barriers for Small Businesses

Gen. Charles Brown, chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, has said he intends to work with small businesses and develop program incentives to help “break down barriers” in government contracting (GovCon). Brown noted that he considers expanding the use of Air Force procurement authorities to speed up the delivery of technologies by up to two years. 

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PAE Wins Contract to Provide COVID-19 Testing Services to NCAA; John Heller Quoted

PAE has been awarded a contract by the Southeastern Conference (SEC) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to provide COVID-19 testing services for fall sports across 14 university locations. PAE has partnered with Premier Medical Group to deploy trained and ready test teams to each campus for testing and related logistics.

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