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Accenture Wins DoD’s 2020 Employer Support Freedom Award; Jimmy Etheredge, Vince Vlasho Quoted

The U..S. Department of Defense presentation of the Accenture 2020 Employer Support Freedom Award. L-R Dave Bockel, Major General (Ret.), Georgia Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) State Co-Chair; Kevin Wince, Georgia ESGR State Chair; Jimmy Etheredge, Accenture North America CEO; Greg Anderson, global HR COO: former executive sponsor of Military ERG.

The Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Accenture its prestigious 2020 Employer Support Freedom Award for the company’s support of its National Guard and Reserve member employees. “We are honored to receive the highest award that the Department of Defense gives employers,” said Jimmy Etheredge, Accenture’s CEO of North America.

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SPA Named GovCon Contractor of the Year Finalist; William Vantine Quoted

Dr. William Vantine

Systems Planning and Analysis (SPA) has been selected as a finalist in the Greater Washington Government Contractor of the Year competition in the $75 to $300 million category by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Professional Services Council (PSC), SPA reported on Friday. “SPA is extremely honored to have been selected as a finalist for this prestigious award,” said Dr. William Vantine, SPA president and CEO.

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Steve Schulze Recognized by Meritorious Executive for Exceptional Federal Service

Steve Schulze

Steve Schulze, president of Patrona Corporation, has been recognized for his notable leadership and service to the nation prior to his retirement from the federal government by Meritorious Executive. The recognition is limited to only 5 percent of the Senior Executive Service. Schulze joined Patrona Corporation as vice president of Navy Technical Support Services in Sept. 2019. 

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Amentum Receives 2021 Military Friendly Employer Designation; John Vollmer, Josh Rosen Quoted

John Vollmer

Amentum has been designated a Military Friendly Employer, after evaluation that leveraged both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey, the company reported on Thursday. VIQTORY has ranked the methodology, criteria and weightings with guidance from the Military Friendly Advisory Council of independent leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community. 

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Robotic Research Wins Grant to Support DoT FTA AIM Project; Alberto Lacaze Quoted

Alberto Lacaze

Robotic Research has been awarded a share of the $14 million Department of Transportation (DoT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Accelerating Innovative Mobility (AIM) grant to develop an advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) that will support Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant precision docking, the company reported on Tuesday. Robotic Research will create the system for Kansas City Area Transportation Authority’s (KCATA) Prospect MAX Bus Rapid Transit line.

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NASA Grants $587K to Minority Institutions to Advance STEM Education; Mike Kincaid, Karen Marrongelle Quoted

Mike Kincaid

NASA has awarded 14 planning grants, totalling more than $587,000 to Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) through its Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP). NASA awarded the grants as part of the agency's Office of STEM Engagement, and are part of a phased partnership effort with the National Science Foundation (NSF). 

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Intelligent Waves Receives Recognition Among 2020’s Fastest-Growing Companies For Second Consecutive Year; Jared Shepard Quoted

Jared Shepard

Intelligent Waves has been recognized for the second consecutive year on Inc.'s list of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies in 2020, Intelligent Waves reported on Thursday

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