Contractors

Although firms have increased their efforts for obtaining government contracts, some careful planning should help alleviate that burden.

5/17/2017

The Do's and Don'ts of Government Contracting

Whether you're already involved in government contracting or seeking to work with them, consider these Do's and Don'ts. read more »

Using a strategic approach, women owned small businesses can better obtain government contracts.

3/3/2017

4 tips for women owned small businesses seeking to secure a government contract

In an effort to boost the chances of women owned small businesses procuring a government contract, consider these simple and easy tips. read more »

The latest installment in the "Star Wars" franchise seems to be on everyone's minds lately. The seventh film "The Force Awakens" broke many box office records by making a cosmic $247 million opening weekend, as reported by Vanity Fair. Yet, the pop culture phenomenon has reached past the entertainment industry and begun to inspire military leaders.

12/21/2015

News article: Military gets weapons inspiration from 'Star Wars' franchise

The latest installment in the "Star Wars" franchise seems to be on everyone's minds lately. The seventh film "The Force Awakens" broke many box office records by making a cosmic $247 million opening weekend, as reported by Vanity Fair. Yet, the pop culture phenomenon has reached past the entertainment industry and begun to inspire military leaders. read more »

There's another side of Robin Williams that some overlook. He was incredibly supportive to American soldiers.

8/12/2014

Remembering Robin Williams' compassion for U.S. troops

There's another side of Robin Williams that some overlook. He was incredibly supportive to American soldiers. read more »

U.S. unveils new helicopter

5/8/2014

U.S. unveils new helicopter

The U.S. is slated to unleash an impressive new helicopter, called the "King Stallion." read more »

World's first real-time heads-up-display enters field testing

3/18/2014

World's first real-time heads-up-display enters field testing

Information is power, as the saying goes, and throughout history intelligence has often meant the difference between victory and defeat. read more »

DOD to research self-destructing computer chips

2/7/2014

DOD to research self-destructing computer chips

The U.S. military could soon be one step closer to making "Mission Impossible" a reality read more »

New submarine class begins sea-testing, delivery well ahead of schedule

2/3/2014

New submarine class begins sea-testing, delivery well ahead of schedule

The newest addition to the Navy's fleet of submarines, complete with all the bells and whistles, is set to begin testing. read more »

Report shows similar PTSD rates for veterans and contractors

12/10/2013

Report shows similar PTSD rates for veterans and contractors

A study conducted by the RAND Corporation found that veterans and civilians who work as defense contractors in combat zones experience post-traumatic stress disorder at similar rates, The Washington Post reported. read more »

10/29/2012

Contractors concerned about impact of fiscal cliff

The fiscal cliff, the name assigned to a number of potentially damaging financial ramifications should Congress not reach a budget deal, has many members of the military concerned. read more »

12/29/2011

Civilian contractors approached to guard Marine base

Although troops will continue to leave Afghanistan in the coming months, the need for security at the Marine Corps' largest base, Camp Leatherneck, is still very real. read more »

9/23/2011

Language laboratory built in Iraq amid hardship

A four member team in Iraq recently completed construction on a language center that is aimed at helping Iraqi citizens learn English. read more »