DoD Contracts: The Boeing Co. Awarded $38M for Support of AV-8 Aircraft


The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $38,199,550 delivery order (0017) under a previously awarded contract (N00383-07-D-001J) for the repair of various parts in support of the AV-8 aircraft. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri, and the expected completion date is June 5, 2015. Fiscal 2014 working capital funds (Navy) in the amount of $28,649,662 will be obligated at the time of award and these funds will not expire before the end of the current fiscal year. One company was solicited for this non-competitive requirement in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1) and one offer was received in response to this solicitation. Naval Supply…

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Recruiting Roundup: Job Postings Are Not Dead, Workers Crave Job Security

Derek Zeller Star WarsDerek Zeller’s take on why he’s still a recruiter and 3 reasons why recruiting rocks.

Tim Sackett says there are 4 main differences that separate great recruiting from bad recruiting.

Ben Gotkin follows on his first installment with round two in Job Postings Are Not Dead Part 2. Take that Zappos.

Benefits consultancy Towers Watson says that workers crave job security and employers don’t get it.



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DoD Contracts: National Air Cargo Group, Inc. Awarded $513M for Multimodal Transportation Services


National Air Cargo Group, Inc., Orlando, Florida, is being awarded a $513,625,650 maximum ceiling modification (P00013), exercising the second option period to previously awarded contract HTC711-12-D-R010 for international commercial multimodal transportation services. Work will be performed worldwide, with an expected completion date of July 31, 2015. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 transportation working capital funds will be obligated on individual task orders. The contracting activity is the U.S. Transportation Command Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.


Northrop Grumman Systems, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, has been awarded an $11,343,138 indefinite-delivery requirements contract to provide E-3 Airborne Warning…

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DoD Contracts: Exelis Systems Corp. Awarded $445M for Base Operations in Kuwait


Exelis Systems Corp., Colorado Springs, Colorado, was awarded a $445,107,802 modification (P00083) to contract W52P1J-10-C-0062 for base operations at Camp Arifjan, Camp Buehring, Udairi Range and Camp Patriot in Kuwait and the aerial port of debarkation, and sea port of debarkation in Kuwait. Fiscal 2014 other funds in the amount of $445,107,802 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Sept. 28, 2015. Work will be performed in Kuwait. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

SAIC, McLean, Virginia, was awarded an $89,526,485 cost-plus-incentive fee, incrementally- funded contract with options, for management and technical support for high performance computing services, capabilities,…

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Veterans Roundup: VA Secretary Nominee Gets His Day in the Senate, Congress Reaches VA Reform Deal

Taking a Cue from Forrest Gump to Help Veterans
Gary Sinise (@garysinise), Huffington Post. Get Skills to Work spokesman Gary Sinise wrote for the Huffington Post about how manufacturing has changed drastically in recent years into an advanced, high-tech field. Veterans, with their experience working with high- and low-tech equipment, are well positioned to secure jobs in manufacturing after their service. Sinise has been supporting veterans for more than thirty years and sees veterans as a national resource. Get Skills to Work, a coalition of companies and colleges dedicated to helping veterans train for and land high-paying manufacturing jobs, is a way to leverage veterans’ skills and experience to revitalize…

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