Posts Tagged: NAVY

Top 10 Books for Civilians Working with the Military

If you work in the defense industry or are looking to break into the defense business, a lack of military experience can be a major drawback. Fortunately, dozens of authors have come to your aid with books that can help you learn the ropes – and language – of your military colleagues. Read this articleRead… Read more »

MakeTheConnection.net asks, “Have you made the connection?”

MakeTheConnection.net asks, “Have you made the connection?” The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs catches a lot of flack in the media most of the time and while they have had some bumps in the road – there are VA programs worthy of recognition. One such program is MakeTheConnection.net. “Many of our Nation’s Veterans—from those whoRead… Read more »

Mission Essential Personnel Adds Former SOCOM Commander Admiral Eric Olson To Board of Advisors

10/24/2011 Chantilly, VA – Mission Essential Personnel, LLC (MEP) today announced that Adm. Eric T. Olson, who recently retired as Commander, US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), has joined its Board of Advisors. Olson was the first SEAL to command USSOCOM and will share his unique global perspective with MEP leadership as the company continues toRead… Read more »

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Pär J. Larsson 846 F Ave Apt C Coronado, CA EDUCATION Master of Science in International Relations National Security Studies Troy State University 2003 (3.9 GPA) Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service International Economics Georgetown University 1996 (3.4 GPA) LANGUAGES Swedish – native speaker, 3/3 English – 2nd language, published writer often used as proofreaderRead… Read more »

Public Affairs Cuts in the DoD Budget Efficiencies Memo (UPDATED)

The long awaited budget cutting efficiencies promised by Secretary of Defense Gates were outlined in a decision memo signed on Monday, 14 March, 2011 and now making its way around the Pentagon much to the chagrin of many in the building. I did a quick pull of the specific hits in the public affairs andRead… Read more »

Daily Dose: Want to Really Honor Them? Give a Vet a Job!

Tomorrow is Veterans Day and we’re all thinking about the significant sacrifice that our soldiers make every day. Federal Diary columnist Joe Davidson at the Washington Post suggests that one of the best ways we can truly honor them is to put them at the top of the pile for jobs: How to truly honorRead… Read more »

Your Input is Requested – NMCI CLIN23 Survey

In efforts to determine what Engineering/CAD/Design software functionality is most needed through NMCI, we’d like to get your feedback pertaining to product, training and support needs. After talking with your colleagues, we came up with this short 11-question survey to find out what would benefit you. The input we receive from you will be helpfulRead… Read more »

America’s Top Military Officer Uses Business (and interdisciplinary thinking) to Boost National Security

Originally posted to http://www.andrewdwelch.com at http://www.andrewdwelch.com/2010/05/americas-top-military-officer-uses.html. I have grown to appreciate the value of interdisciplinary thinking. Put another way, I have found that my experiences in business, the Coast Guard, education, non-profits, information technology, even retail have together prepared me to better tackle a variety of challenges across industries, organizations, venues. Of course, I doRead… Read more »

Hospital ship USNS Mercy deploys, represents humanity at its best

Originally posted on www.andrewdwelch.com at http://www.andrewdwelch.com/2010/05/hospital-ship-usns-mercy-deploys.html. Deployments of the United States Naval Hospital Ship USNS Comfort have become one of my favorite topics to cover here. In reverse chronological order over the last year: Haitian Mother and Child Reunited Aboard USS Nassau; Christopher Albon on “Designing The Next Hospital Ship and Lessons From Haiti”; USNSRead… Read more »

How Can Open Government or Web 2.0-Help Small Business and the New Jobs Bill?

A bill to make it easier for small businesses to win federal contracts on Thursday cleared the Senate committee where similar provisions have stalled, and the panel’s leader said she is confident the legislation will become law. The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee unanimously passed the Small Business Contracting Revitalization Act (S. 2989). TheRead… Read more »