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Engility’s Lynn Dugle: GovCon Firms Should Transform Business Models Amid Threats

Engility CEO Lynn Dugle told the Washington Business Journal in an interview published Thursday about how government contractors could help address threats from adversaries who have made advances in artificial intelligence and other technology areas. “We really do have to systematically and very quickly revolutionize the business models for service offerings,” Dugle …

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Nicole Gardner: IBM Looks to Hire 2K More Military Veterans

Nicole Gardner, a vice president of IBM’s global business services division, has said the company intends to employ 2,000 additional veterans, Park Cities People reported Tuesday. Gardner said during a panel discussion on the “Keeping America’s Promise” program that veterans are great team players and contribute to companies through their problem-solving skills. …

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Vectrus Named to 2017 Military Friendly Employers List; Chuck Prow Comments

Vectrus has been included in Victory Media’s annual Military Friendly Employers list in recognition of the company’s employment opportunities for retired service members. Chuck Prow, Vectrus president and CEO, said in a statement released Thursday at least 35 percent of Vectrus’ employees have a military background. “Veterans’ military experience provides valuable …

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IBM’s Keith Salzman Cites Govt Programs That Aim to Help Address Substance Abuse Disorders

Keith Salzman, chief medical information officer at IBM‘s global business services unit, has said federal, state and local government agencies have partnered with companies and nonprofit organizations to launch efforts that seek to address drug and alcohol use as well as substance abuse disorders in communities. Salzman wrote in a blog post …

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Lockheed Martin Unveils Sports Scholarship Program for Injured, Disabled Veterans

Lockheed Martin has launched the Fighting Spirit Scholarship program designed provide sports-related scholarships for injured and disabled veterans. The company said Tuesday it will sponsor scholarships to Able Flight’s flight school and Warrior Sailing Program’s basic and advanced training courses for two veterans. One of the veterans will attend Able Flight’s six-week flight program at Purdue University’s …

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SOSi Names Stephen Iwicki as Intelligence Solutions Group VP, Promotes Robert Billeaud to Operations SVP

SOS International has named Stephen Iwicki, a former vice president at General Dynamics‘ information technology business, as the new intelligence solutions group vice president following the appointment of Robert Billeaud as senior vice president for operations. SOSi said Tuesday Iwicki will be in charge of a company business unit that holds a potential $150 million contract to support U.S. …

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By Light Secures Potential 10-Year DISA Contract for O&M Support

Veteran-owned small business By Light Professional IT Services has landed a contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency potentially worth $15 million for indefeasible right-of-use dark fiber, equipment and operations and maintenance support over 10 years. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization will allocate funding from 2015 and 2016 procurement appropriation for …

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Joe Czyzyk Appointed Chairman of US Vets; Ted Lieu Comments

Joe Czyzyk, chairman and CEO of air cargo services provider Mercury Air Group, has been named chairman of the nonprofit organization U.S. Vets. U.S. Vets said Monday Czyzyk joined the veteran-focused organization’s board of directors in 2012 and served with the U.S. Navy in Vietnam under the naval mobile construction battalion. “As …

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