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2013-04-04 12:22:17

Pentagon has thrown federal workers crumbs while contractors feast, union says WASHINGTON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The head of the American Federation of Government Employees today rebuked the Department of Defense for awarding contracts worth tens of billions of dollars in March, even as the Pentagon says it will force about 700,000 civilian employees to stay home for nearly three work weeks without pay. According to an article published by Bloomberg Government, the...

2013-03-28 12:28:15

Reducing unpaid furloughs from 22 days to 14 days still amounts to painful cut, jeopardizes mission WASHINGTON, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to the Department of Defense's announcement that it will reduce the number of unpaid furloughs civilian employees will be forced to take, the American Federation of Government Employees today said the Pentagon needs to eliminate furloughs entirely. "AFGE has already demonstrated to the department that furloughs are...

2013-03-19 16:20:13

Secure Recordless Messaging Service Provider Adds a Who's Who of Industry Experts to Team CHICAGO, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vaporstream Inc., a Secure Recordless Messaging Service (SRMS) provider that offers the only secure and confidential digital messaging channels for executive and high-level communication, today announced its elite team of Advisory Board members. The Advisory Board is compiled of well-rounded industry professionals who represent a wide variety of...

2013-01-14 02:26:21

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Compendium is pleased to announce that two of their key team members, Dana Lacy and Jeff Barb, were recognized and personally thanked by SES Bobby Smart (SAF/CIO A6P) for their significant contributions to United States Air Force (USAF) decision making process. The team developed a unique solution that allows users to see the ripple effects of decisions made throughout the USAF at an enterprise level. Specifically, their work enables the...

2012-10-17 11:20:23

Note: All military members on Active Duty and DoD civilian personnel can attend the conference free of charge. ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What is the foundational role space and cyber play in the nation's defense? How can our capabilities help counter anti-access threats in peace, crisis and war? Amid a changing strategic environment and continually emerging operational requirements, what should the Air Force be focusing on in the global arena? Join the Air...

2012-10-04 14:20:10

Contract Renews Biological Analysis Services For Pentagon Force Protection Agency. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal today announced that it has been awarded a new $17.9 million five-year contract with the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, to provide services for the collection and analysis of environmental samples for biological threat agent detection. The work is an extension of the services MRIGlobal has provided for more than a decade. Under...

2012-09-10 18:21:50

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11: U.S. ATTACKED ANNIVERSARY Profile America -- Tuesday, September 11th. Eleven years ago today, America experienced one of its darkest days -- the coordinated attacks on the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon by terrorists flying hijacked airliners. A fourth aircraft...

2012-06-21 10:27:30

CINCINNATI, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dice Career Fairs is hosting a career event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, VA. Technology, engineering and security-cleared talent will be able to speak with recruiting representatives from technology companies, consulting firms and government agencies. Pre-registration is recommended at www.dicecareerfairs.com where attendees will also find a complete list of companies attending....

2012-01-05 12:02:00

Spending on service contractors is increasing as federal jobs are eliminated WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees is urging the Defense Department to take a balanced approach to spending reductions that subjects private contractors to the same cost-cutting scrutiny that has already been placed upon the civilian workforce. The Pentagon has pledged to cut $450 billion in spending during the next decade. In addition,...

2011-11-15 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) high-level, secure voice conferencing system work center, located at the Pentagon, was selected by the Defense Information Systems Agency as "Facility of the Year" in its "Large Switches" category. The award recognizes Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN) facilities that demonstrate outstanding performance in all areas of the program. Lockheed Martin's contract partners, SAIC and SERCO, also played key roles in providing...