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GSN 2012 Awards announced: White House deputy of homeland security recognized for leadership at annual gala

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GSN Awards 2012

Hundreds of the best of the homeland security community’s federal, state and municipal government officials, government contractors, systems integrators, IT vendors and physical security product and solutions providers all came together the night of November 29 in a ballroom of the Washington, D.C. convention center to receive accolades.

The GSN awards dinner, which has become a Washington tradition over the last four years, offered a chance for the excellence and civic-minded spirit of homeland security efforts nationwide to be recognized.

GSN 2012 Homeland Security Awards program open for entries

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The Government Security News 2012 Homeland Security Awards Program officially opened for entries on May 1, once again featuring 45 Awards in three broad Categories:Best Vendors of IT Security Products and Solutions, Best Vendors of Physical Security Products and Solutions and the 2011 Government Excellence Awards.

T3 Motion

Gary Joubert, VP of Sales and Marketing, reports that T3 provides electric vehicles for law enforcement that are used in almost every police department in the U.S., as well as in government agencies around the world. Other markets for the made-in-the-USA T3 series include the military, general transport and the private security business. Recent improvements have been well received, and business is great!

Obama seeks three percent hike in discretionary budget at DHS

Despite official murmurings a few months ago that the fiscal year 2011 budget request for DHS might decline slightly, the budget package unveiled on February 1 actually shows a three percent increase in “discretionary spending” by DHS in 2011, versus the prior year, and modest growth, at approximately the predicted rate of inflation, in the outer years.

New website connects veterans with local employers

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During the 2014 annual meeting of the Massachusetts High Technology Council presented by Boston Scientific Corporation, Monster announced the launch of NewEnglandTechVets.org, an online community to connect military service members and veterans with jobs in New England and across the U.S.

New England Tech Vets is designed to connect post-9/11 veterans with employers and jobs and support efforts to heal the “invisible wounds” of war as veterans re-enter the civilian workforce.

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CCSi awarded VA contract to provide rural-area veterans with benefit systems

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Rockville, MD-based Creative Computing Solutions, Inc. (CCSi), a provider of health services, program management, cybersecurity, and enterprise systems engineering to the federal government, has announced it has received a prime contract to support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Informatics and Analytics, Health Informatics Office and the Office of Rural Health.

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Council on Global Security lauds launch of U.S. House of Representatives Friends of Egypt Caucus

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Warning that there is “no more important foreign policy issue confronting the U.S. today than growing chaos in the Middle East,” the Council on Global Security has commended the creation of the Friends of Egypt Caucus in the United States House of Representatives.

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Winners and finalists announced in GSN 2014 Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards Program

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Government Security News is pleased to present the official Roster of Winners and Finalists in its 2014 Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards Program, which includes many longtime leaders in these fields as well as new names that could not be overlooked in light of their brilliant innovations and proven technological and managerial advances.

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Foster Fuels wins $850 million government emergency fuel contract

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While Pentagon contracts fell 29% in May 2014 compared to May 2013, Foster Fuels won an $853.2 million fuel contract from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). 2014 has seen U.S. defense contract spending drop five of its first six months from its 2013 numbers, but the Brookneal, VA-based firm garnered the third-largest contract awarded in May -- ahead of Lockheed and behind only Sikorsky Aircraft and Northrop Grumman.

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