Posts from GovConWire for 06/29/2015

Federal-Postal Coalition Seeks Special IT Task Force to Investigate OPM Hacks

The Federal-Postal Coalition has called on President Barack Obama to form a dedicated information technology task force to handle the investigation on the data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management, Government Executive reported Friday
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Margie Graves, Michael Hermus Take C-Level Roles at DHS; Luke McCormack Comments

The Department of Homeland Security has appointed Margie Graves and Michael Hermus to c-level positions at the agency. Luke McCormack, DHS’ chief information officer, announcedThursday that Graves has been named principal deputy CIO for strategy, governance and transformation…
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Wyle Laboratories to Help Japan, US Navy Plan Sea-Based Tests

Wyle Laboratories has been awarded a $21,619,064 contract to assist the U.S. Navy and Japan through the foreign military sales program in sea test planning and coordination. The company will provide engineering analysis, systems engineering and test support for the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division Sea Range and Pacific Broad Ocean Area operations, the Defense Department said Thursday
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SBA: Agencies Beat Small Business Contracting Targets for 2014

The Small Business Administration found that almost 25 percent or $91.1 billion of federal agency contracts were awarded to small businesses during the 2014 fiscal year. It represented the highest small business contracting rate since Congress established a 23 percent target in 1997, SBA said Friday
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Parsons Gets $69M Contract to Support DIA Missile, Space Intell Center

Parsons‘ government services business has received a five-year, $68.8 million contract from the Defense Intelligence Agency for scientific and technical support to the Missile and Space Intelligence Center…
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June 29 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed at 75.917on Friday, shedding 0.114 points for a fourth straight day of loss. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 56.66 points to 17,947.02, the Standard & Poor’s 500 composite index fell 0…
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