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Dr. Mark Esper Joins McCain Institute as John S. McCain Distinguished Fellow

Dr. Mark Esper

The McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University has named Dr. Mark Esper, former Secretary of Defense and three-time Wash100 Award recipient, as its inaugural John S. McCain Distinguished Fellow to lead a bipartisan team to assess, discuss and promote policy solutions to the challenges facing U.S. national security decision-makers in the Executive Branch and Congress.

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Alion to Participate in USAF AFWERX Reimagining Energy for the DoD Challenge

Alion Science and

Alion Science and Technology will be a participant in the U.S. Air Force AFWERX Reimagining Energy for the Department of Defense (DoD) Challenge. "Alion is honored to be included in this showcase and excited to be able to demonstrate our technology and solutions to support such an important global DoD energy effort," said John Eubank, Alion's director of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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MTEC to Develop Prototypes to Link Medical Networks for DoD

Medical Networks

The Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), composed of medical enterprise technology developers, will work to create prototypes that link medical data, software and situational awareness to create a unified network across different parts of the military, such as research labs and tactical responders. The DoD currently anticipates spending $5.8 million on a prototype, with potential funds for follow-on work.

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Amentum Partners with Yellow Ribbon Fund to Support Service Members; John Vollmer Quoted

John Vollmer

Amentum has entered a long-term partnership with Yellow Ribbon Fund, a veteran service organization serving wounded, ill and injured service members, to support military members and families. “Our investment in Yellow Ribbon Fund will help enhance the lives of wounded, ill or injured service members by keeping their families together making them stronger during their life-long recovery process,” said John Vollmer, Amentum CEO and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient. 

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Dave Dacquino of Serco Challenges GovCon Executive Community to Support DOL Veteran Apprenticeship Pilot Program

Dave Dacquino

Dave Dacquino, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Serco Inc. and 2014 Wash100 Award recipient, and Doug Wagoner, president and CEO of LMI, have announced a challenge for fellow CEOs in the government contracting (GovCon) sector. Dacquino and Wagoner co-authored a letter on Monday, along with Chris Brady of GDMS and Haywood “Woody” Talcove of LexisNexis Special Services, who are both 2020 Wash100 Award recipients.

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Serco Recognized with 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award; Dave Dacquino Quoted

Dave Dacquino

U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia has recognized Serco as one of the 675 recipients of the 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award. “We accept the 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award with great pride and honor,” said Dave Dacquino, Serco Inc.’s chairman and CEO of Serco and previous Wash100 Award recipient. 

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Novetta Receives 2020 HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award; Tiffanny Gates Quoted

Tiffanny Gates, president and CEO of Novetta

Novetta has been recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Eugene Scalia,  as a 2020 HIRE Vets Gold Medallion Award recipient. “We are extremely proud to have received a Gold Medallion Award for the third year in a row,” said Novetta president, CEO, and U.S. Navy veteran Tiffanny Gates. Gates is also a two-time Wash100 Award recipient.

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DoD Launches Mobile App to Connect Service Members to Resources; Matthew Donovan Quoted

Matthew Donovan

The Department of Defense (DoD) has launched its My Military OneSource mobile app that will connect service members and families to support resources. The mobile app will provide a customized way for users to experience the Military OneSource, one of the military’s flagship support programs. DoD’s app will deliver a fast, 24/7 gateway to personalized military benefits, access to experts and guides for the military.

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Orolia Receives Security Approval for BroadSim MNSA; Tyler Hohman Quoted

Orolia

Orolia Defense and Security has received security approval by SMC Production Corps. for BroadSim Modernized Navstar Security Algorithm (MNSA), the company reported on Tuesday.  BroadSim’s approval has marked the offering as the only software-defined GNSS simulator on the market to receive the clearance. BroadSim is a proven  solution within the federal government, Department of Defense (DoD) and military customers. 

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Comcast NBCUniversal Tops Best for Vets: Employers 2020 List; Carol Eggert Quoted

Carol Eggert, SVP of Military and Veteran Affairs at Comcast NBCUniversal

Comcast NBCUniversal has been recognized as the top employer for veterans by Military Times in its Best for Vets: Employers 2020 list, marking the fifth consecutive year the company has been recognized on the list and the first time Comcast NBCUniversal was named at the top of the list this year. 

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