Posts from GovCon Daily for 11/25/2014

November 25 Market Close: The GovCon Index Reaches New High

The GovConIndex reached a new high to 70.341, up 0.309%, while both Dow Jones Industrial and S&P 500 finished slightly down -0.02% and -0.12% respectively. The energy sector weighted on the board with oil prices hitting a four year low…
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SAP’s NS2 Serves Arm Sponsors ‘Call to Action’ Forum to Back Veteran Employment

The nonprofit arm of SAP NS2, the U.S. national security-focused subsidiary of SAP, sponsored a reception on Capitol Hill Nov. 18 to center around the theme of “Improving the Well-Being, Employment Status and Opportunities Available to Post-9/11 Veterans and Their Families…
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Evan Scott: Successful GovCon Executive Recruiters Go Beyond Just ‘Search’

Leaders at several of the GovCon sector’s largest players gave us the names and backgrounds of recruiters they believe everyone in the industry should know for our “Top 10 Recruiters for 2014″ story published Monday
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Michael Huerta: FAA Implements NextGen at DC Region Airports Ahead of Holidays

The Federal Aviation Administration has rolled out a satellite-based approach route for arriving aircraft at three airports around the Washington metropolitan area. FAA said Sunday airplanes that fly into Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall, Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airports will use the NextGen navigation system to perform optimized profile descents…
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Michael Donley Asks Congress, DoD to Focus on Budget and Readiness

Michael Donley, a former secretary of the U.S. Air Force, has called on Congress and Defense Department to pay attention to current requirements for readiness, operations and modernization. Donley said in an op-ed for Defense News published Mondaythe DoD must focus on its priorities and size requirements for the U…
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SkyLink Adds Pakistan’s Galaxy Aviation to Global Logistics, Delivery Network

SkyLink Aviation has purchased an ownership stake in a Pakistan-based air operator that flies cargo out of its central hub at the country’s largest airport. Galaxy Aviation, a category one air operator which calls capital city Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport home, also delivers hazardous materials, energy equipment and other goods to customers inside Pakistan and its neighboring countries…
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Richard Montoni, MAXIMUS CEO, Signs Statement of Support for Guard and Reserve Employees

Richard Montoni, MAXIMUS CEO, has signed a statement of support for the Defense Department‘s employee service in the National Guard and reserve forces. Capt. Steve Knight, ESGR director of national operations and plans, joined Montoni to sign the statement at the MAXIMUS corporate offices in Reston, Virginia, MAXIMUS said Monday
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