FoxNews reported Monday that President Trump will soon sign an executive order creating a U.S. Space Command, according to U.S. officials. More information will be forthcoming.Read More »
After piggybacking on the Atlas V rocket for 300,000 miles across space, NASA’s Insight lander has successfully descended onto Mars' surface, Peraton said Monday. Insight settled onto the plains of Mars’ Elysium Planitia at 12 p.m. PST on Nov 26th.nn
Following months of rigorous preparation, the 75-person team at Peraton worked closely with NASA’s Deep Space Network to send the probe into Mars’ atmosphere. It took seven minutes for InSight to penetrate through the atmosphere at 12,000 miles per hour. Despite the risk of failure, InSight landed on the surface without any help from mission control.Read More »
ASRC Federal’s Mark Gray Leads ‘Incredibly Successful’ Heart Walk, Over $2M Raised for Third Straight Year
The 2018 DC Heart Walk, held Nov. 3rd at the National Mall, has raised over $2M for the third consecutive year.
"Thank you for your commitment to our incredibly successful 2018 DC Heart Walk campaign. Your hard work and relentless effort have helped us raise $2,324,000 to date with time still remaining this year to eclipse last year’s record amount," chair Mark Gray, president and CEO of ASRC Federal, said Tuesday.
The Department of Homeland Security has established a task force in charge of addressing issues in the global information and communications technology supply chain.
The department said Tuesday the ICT Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force consists of information technology and communications representatives from the public and private sector who will develop practices for resolving supply chain concerns in the long run.
Ian McCulloh has been chosen as Accenture Federal Services’ chief data scientist, working in its Analytics and Applied Intelligence practice, the Arlington, Va., company announced Wednesday.Read More »
TYSONS CORNER, Va., May 2, 2018 — Secretary of Defense James Mattis has received the 2018 GCW Readers’ Choice Award for Government Executives after garnering the highest number of votes in Executive Mosaic‘s 2018 Wash100 list, GovConWire reported Wednesday. Mattis, who was also inducted into the 2017 Wash100, earned 1,007 out of the …Read More »
Scott Blackburn, acting chief information officer for the Department of Veteran Affairs, announced his resignation on Tuesday via Twitter. “This is a bittersweet moment in my career. Today I officially resigned my position at @DeptVetAffairs. It has been the honor of my life. Too many people to thank. Will continue …Read More »
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin will be replaced by White House physician Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Trump announced Wednesday. Robert Wilkie, undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness, will be acting secretary until Jackson’s confirmation. “I am thankful for Dr. David Shulkin’s service to our country and to our …Read More »