Next Generation Expeditionary Medical Facilities on Display at NEMSCOM

Next Generation Expeditionary Medical Facilities on Display at NEMSCOM

Sailors from Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command (NEMSCOM) conducted a field exercise at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown-Cheatham Annex, Sept. 10. This field exercise validates the new design for a 24-bed Air Supported Temper (Air Beam) tent-based Expeditionary...
New Veterans Affairs medical clinic planned for Muncie

New Veterans Affairs medical clinic planned for Muncie

Plans are in the works for construction of a new Veterans Affairs medical clinic in the central Indiana city of Muncie. A developer is seeking a zoning board’s approval to build a nearly 28,000-square-foot clinic near Indiana 332 on the city’s northwest...
New Veteran Affairs clinic opens in downtown Iowa City

New Veteran Affairs clinic opens in downtown Iowa City

The Iowa City VA Health Care System moved a number of specialty services into a new community clinic in downtown Iowa City. The VA said it will improve patients’ access to care and it will be a one-stop shop for services. On Friday, VA staff and local officials...
Womack leads Army in transition to Defense Health Agency

Womack leads Army in transition to Defense Health Agency

The commander of Womack Army Medical Center called it the single most impactful change to military medicine in the last 25 years. But for the vast majority of the Fort Bragg hospital’s staff and patients, the change that took place on Oct. 1 went unnoticed. Womack,...
VA appoints new director for DC VA Medical Center

VA appoints new director for DC VA Medical Center

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced it has appointed Michael S. Heimall, a former director at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, to take on new duties as director of the Washington DC VA Medical Center (DCVAMC) on...
Defense Contractor That Posed As Small Business Forfeits $7.8 Million

Defense Contractor That Posed As Small Business Forfeits $7.8 Million

A company that rents tents and other outdoor structures for events agreed to pay the government $7.8 million to settle charges that it wrongly won Defense Department set-aside contracts reserved for small businesses. Arena Americas, which does business from multiple...
5 critical mistakes small business contractors should avoid

5 critical mistakes small business contractors should avoid

Ready to jump into the $450 billion government contracting space? Don’t make these key mistakes. It’s no secret that the U.S. government is one of the largest buyers and sellers of goods and services in the world, leading to tremendous opportunity for companies that...
Pentagon Backs Off Controversial Changes to Contractor Pay Schedule

Pentagon Backs Off Controversial Changes to Contractor Pay Schedule

Faced with opposition from industry and the chairmen of the Armed Services Committee, the Defense Department on Monday rescinded a plan announced in August to pay contractors less money during the early phases of a contract. As reported first by Inside Defense and...
VA awards new leases to provide health care facilities to Veterans

VA awards new leases to provide health care facilities to Veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently awarded 13 major leases to improve access to care and deliver health care facilities to Veterans. These awards are a result of VA’s leasing business transformation effort to improve the timeliness of the lease...