Tag Archives: National Guard

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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GSA Awards American Systems $43.5M Contract to Support ANG JTAC Training System

Peter Smith

American Systems has been awarded a five-year, $43.5 million GSA Alliant 2 Task Order to perform comprehensive operation, maintenance and sustainment of the Air National Guard (ANG) Advanced Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) training system (AAJTS). American Systems will work to satisfy the ANG JTAC and combat controller squadron level continuation, qualification and mission rehearsal training requirements. 

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CACI Receives Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award; John Mengucci Quoted

John Mengucci

CACI International has received the 2020 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award for the company’s support of National Guard and Reserve employees. Since 1996, only 295 employers have received the Freedom Award. CACI has been recognized  as one of this year’s 15 recipients from 2,623 nominations. 

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Space Force Enhances Agility within Workforce; Gen. John Raymond Quoted

Gen. John Raymond

The Space Force has announced that the agency will maintain its workforce of approximately 6,400, which will enable the unit to effectively complete missions. The Space Force’s minimal personnel will provide faster mission accomplishments with more agile methodologies. The Space Force has cut its initial estimates of the headquarters personnel it will need from more than 1,000 to fewer than 600.

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Gen. Paul Nakasone, Michael Sulmeyer on Cyber Command’s ‘Defend Forward’ Strategy

Paul Nakasone

Gen. Paul Nakasone, head of U.S. Cyber Command and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, and Michael Sulmeyer, senior adviser to the commander of Cybercom, wrote in an article published Tuesday on the Foreign Affairs magazine that aside from implementing proactive defense measures, the command needs to advance the “defend forward” strategy through persistent management.

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Ravenswood Receives $555M IDIQ Contract to Support Army, National Guard Training Program, Dan Donoghue Quoted

Army Contracting Command–Orlando has awarded Ravenswood Solutions a potential five-year, $555 million indefinite delivery/ indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to support the Army National Guard's (ARNG) eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) program, Ravenswood announced on Friday

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