Tag Archives: CACI International

Military Spending Growth Post-9/11 Transforms Private Companies Into Federal Contractors


The 9/11 attacks resulted in funding increases for departments of Defense (DOD) and Homeland Security (DHS) to help counter small terrorist networks and improve national security to prevent future attacks. According to government spending data, private companies operating in and around the region saw an average annual increase of 15 percent in federal contracting from 2001 to 2011.

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U.S. Contractors Continue Efforts to Evacuate Personnel From Afghanistan; Howard Lind Quoted

Afghanistan Evacuation

U.S. government contractors continue their efforts to move their staff out of Afghanistan even after the U.S. completed troop withdrawal and evacuation operations late Monday. “We are doing everything we can to ensure the security of our remaining local national workforce there, working closely to support the Department of State and Department of Defense in their evacuation efforts," PAE said in a statement.

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CACI International Awarded $96M Task Order to Modernize Diplomatic Security Information Systems for the State Department; CEO John Mengucci Quoted

John Mengucci

CACI International announced on Thursday that the company has received a potential five-year, $96 million task order from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS) to develop and modernize DS mission systems that enable it to conduct worldwide security and law enforcement missions. CACI software engineers will use Agile methodologies and DevSecOps solutions to improve productivity. 

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Val Lyons Joins Octo’s Board of Directors; CEO Mehul Sanghani Quoted

Octo Consulting

Octo Consulting announced on Tuesday that Val Lyons has joined the company’s Board of Directors. Lyons is an experienced business leader and held executive leadership roles in many successful consulting, technology and outsourcing firms. In her leadership roles, Lyons developed innovative sales and marketing strategies and provided the leadership in establishing organizations that achieved new growth, entered new markets, and significantly improved performance in existing ones.

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White House Announces Nominees for National Security Positions at DOD, State Department

White House

President Biden has announced plans to nominate seven individuals to serve in key national security roles at the departments of State and Defense. DOD nominees are Brenda Sue Fulton, Christopher Maier, Deborah Rosenblum and Shawn Skelly. The president's picks for national security posts at the State Department are Donald Lu, Sarah Margon and Jessica Lewis.

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CACI Receives $700M BPA to Provide National Security Investigations for DHS; John Mengucci Quoted

John Mengucci

CACI International announced on Thursday that the company has been awarded a potential five-year, $700 million multiple-award Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide national security investigations to the department. The company will provide enterprise technology and support the full range of case types for DHS and their components.

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Gavin Greene Joins Expression Networks as Chief Growth Officer

Gavin Greene

Gavin Greene has been named chief growth officer of Expression Networks, the company announced on Thursday. Green brings more than twenty years of crucial business development experience to the role and will be responsible for Expression Networks’ exponential growth strategy to include all initiatives, business development, capture, marketing, and proposal functions.

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Executive Mosaic Names 2021 Wash100 Award Recipients; Cast Your 10 Votes TODAY

2021 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, the leading provider in connecting, promoting and branding government and government contracting (GovCon) executives of consequence, has announced the recipients of the 2021 Wash100 Award. “We are thrilled to honor the winners of the 2021 Wash100 Award, said Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic. With the announcement, Executive Mosaic will begin to accept votes for this year’s Popular Vote Rankings.

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Army to Roll Out Web-Based HR System for Active, Reserve Units by Year’s End

Integrated Personnel and

The U.S. Army is scheduled to release in December 2021 a centralized human resources information system that will contain military records of reserve and active-duty soldiers. Arlington, Virginia-based contractor CACI International built the Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army under a $159 million contract awarded in 2015.

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Jack London: The World Is a Dangerous Place

Jack London

After 20 years in the government contracting media business, I sense personally how much the industry mourns the passing of the true GovCon titan in Jack London of CACI. The ever vigilant Jack London spoke the words, “The world is a dangerous place“ with a clear sense of purpose. Because of people like Jack, a leader of character, the world is indeed a safer place.

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