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  • Leidos to Hire 3K Veterans, Spouses in Support of White House Joining Forces Program; Sarah Allen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos to Hire 3K Veterans, Spouses in Support of White House Joining Forces Program; Sarah Allen Comments

    Leidos has announced plans to employ 3,000 veterans and spouses of service personnel in the next five years as part of its continuous support to a White House program. Leidos said Thursday First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, introduced the Joining Forces initiative in an effort to support service personnel, veterans and their […] More

  • White House Honors SAP NS2 Nonprofit Arm for Veterans Training, Employment Program; Mark Testoni Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    White House Honors SAP NS2 Nonprofit Arm for Veterans Training, Employment Program; Mark Testoni Comments

    SAP NS2“™s nonprofit organization has received recognition from the White House for the organization“™s initiative meant to train and place veterans and military spouses in private sector jobs. NS2 Serves was recognized at a White House Joining Forces employment announcement event hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, NS2 Serves said Thursday. The […] More

  • General Dynamics Electric Boat Unveils 13th Navy Virginia-Class Submarine - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Electric Boat Unveils 13th Navy Virginia-Class Submarine

    General Dynamics“™ Electric Boat subsidiary has launched the 13th Virginia-class nuclear submarine of the U.S. Navy at its shipyard in Groton, Connecticut. First Lady Michelle Obama served as the sponsor for USS Illinois (SSN 786) and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus delivered the keynote address during the christening ceremony Saturday, General Dynamics said Saturday. Electric Boat will hand […] More

  • DynCorp: 10K Vets Hired Since 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DynCorp: 10K Vets Hired Since 2010

    DynCorp International and its family of companies have hired nearly 10,000 veterans since 2011 in support of a program started by the White House in the same year. The company announced Tuesday during the White House Joining Forces program’s third anniversary celebration that DynCorp has hired more than 2,000 veterans in 2013 and 9,725 since joining the […] More

  • Northrop Supporting White House Veteran Workforce Initiative - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Supporting White House Veteran Workforce Initiative

    Northrop Grumman is participating in a White House initiative to help veterans transition into the civilian workforce, Northrop announced Tuesday. Northrop pledged to support the Joining Forces Initiative, established by first lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden. Northrop has pledged to expand veteran outreach and recruitment while strengthening partnerships with military advocacy programs. Northrop […] More

  • Obama Names May 6 Military Spouse Appreciation Day - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Obama Names May 6 Military Spouse Appreciation Day

    The nation joins the White House today in honoring the families of service members by declaring May 6 Military Spouse Appreciation Day. “Our service members and their families seldom ask for support or recognition,“ President Obama said in a presidential proclamation. “They carry out their duties to family and country with the quiet courage and […] More

  • First Lady Box Seats Honor Worthy Americans - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    First Lady Box Seats Honor Worthy Americans

    You can“™t find bad seats in the House chamber. No obstructed views, no nose-bleed sections, no obnoxious attendees ruining the event. However, coveted seating remains. If you can“™t score a seat on the dais, the next best option is the first lady“™s box. The White House released yesterday this year“™s guest list for the first […] More

  • Daily Government Contracting Roundup - March 15, 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Daily Government Contracting Roundup – March 15, 2010

    Adm. (Ret) William Fallon was named CEO at NeuralIQ Government Services. L-3 won an F-16 mission training center support deal. Jeff Zients wants to change the government’s hiring and appraisal systems. Aneesh Chopra delivered Michelle Obama’s anti-childhood obesity message to the 10th Annual Game Developer’s Choice Awards. Microsoft’s e-health research is tapping the Xbox 360 […] More

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