I am a volunteer counselor, specializing in Small, Veteran-owned, Minority-Owned and Woman-Owned Businesses, offering free assistance in business planning, operations, marketing and other aspects of starting and successfully operating a small enterprise. 2 Tours in US Army Vietnam. Retired from 36 Years in the Defense Industrial Complex after working on 25 major weapons systems, many of which are in use today in the Middle East. Receives many inquiries from small companies wishing to enter or enhance their position in federal government contracting.Ken Larson
U.S. Navy Actively Aiding And Soliciting Small Businesses
Assistant Secretary Geurts:
“We are spending … $10 billion a year-plus every year on ship maintenance. I think there are tons of ideas out there in small business that [would] allow us to do that more cheaply, more effectively with less manpower if we had programs to go after and look at it.”
Defense Acquisition System Directive Goes Into Effect
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PRESS RELEASE:
“Representing one of the most transformational changes to acquisition policy in decades, the DoDD 5000.01 re-write was part of a comprehensive redesign of the DoD 5000 Series acquisition policies.
Streamlined and modernized to empower program managers, facilitate flexibility and enhance our ability to deliver capability at the speed of relevance.“