Tag Archives: Robert Harding

Up for a Senate Confirmation Hearing? Be Boring

Up for a Senate Confirmation Hearing? Be Boring - top government contractors - best government contracting event

These days, it seems that even the most mundane, bureaucratic presidential appointment is capable of provoking a firestorm of political controversy. Take Robert Harding’s recent withdrawal from consideration for TSA Administrator, due to “distractions caused by my work as a defense contractor,” according to his statement.  One would think that …

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Retired General Robert Harding Withdraws TSA Nomination

Former government contracting executive and retired Army General Robert Harding has elected to withdraw his nomination to lead the Transportation Security Administration. Harding, in a statement issued by the White House, cited his former connections to government contracting as the source of the decision. “Distractions caused by my work as …

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Daily Government Contracting Recap – March 24, 2010

Daily Government Contracting Recap - March 24, 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event

India is stepping up its cybersecurity efforts. Cyber is the ‘Fifth Dimension’ of warfare, says NATO. A Senate bill would crack down on cyber crime havens. Raytheon won a deal to support the GBS program. GD nailed an M1 Abrams Tank support deal. The FDA is increasing transparency. A new …

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Obama Nominates Bob Harding to Lead TSA

Obama Nominates Bob Harding to Lead TSA - top government contractors - best government contracting event

President Obama has nominated Robert A. Harding, a retired Army Major General and founder of Harding Security Associates, to lead the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). President Obama said of Harding in a press release, “I am confident that Bob’s talent and expertise will make him a tremendous asset in our …

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