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Frances Sherlock

Developing an Intrinsically Valuable Work Experience

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By: Tracy Simmons, Fleet Account Program Manager The Current Environment The U.S. labor force is declining as evidenced by a stagnant or shrinking labor pool and a participation rate that is falling to all-time lows in nearly every demographic. The unemployment rate has also been steadily dropping since the Great Recession (2007-2009) and has really plummeted in the last three years to an 18-year low of four percent. During the Great Recession and the seven years following, labor was cheap and abundant. Many contracting companies found little incentive to develop high-quality, innovative processes and robust infrastructure to attract, motivate, and…

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Change is Unavoidable

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By: Dave Boseman, AFSOC Program Manager “But that’s the way we’ve always done it.” This is a phrase I heard often from a former employee. This employee had been doing the same job for over 15 years and was comfortable with the status quo and refused to change, even after being provided explanation of the pros (i.e., the change would provide a better product to the customer or make the job easier). While tasks were completed on time and to the customer’s satisfaction, for VectorCSP, “good enough” just wasn’t good enough. I believe the former employee eventually got the message….

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VectorCSP Opens an Office in Fort Walton Beach

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While a small office, it is a big step for Vector Beach. Centrally located to between Hurlburt and Duke Field it provides an office space for our AFSOC PM as well as meeting rooms and conference spaces to host small employee and community events. We are excited at the growth and success this office represents and are grateful to our employees for their continued commitment to Vector and the clients we serve.

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Consulting 411 – Helping Transitioning Veterans Make More Informed Decisions

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Transitioning from a career in the military to government or industry can be perplexing.  Consultants and Coast Guard veterans, from VectorCSP, helped inform and answer questions about consulting in an hour-long Consulting 411 seminar at CG Headquarters on Sept. 26th. Two dozen military and civilian personnel attended the inaugural seminar with several staying after to ask one-on-one questions. What do consultants actually do?  Who do they work for?  What is the work really like?  How do military skills and experience translate to this exciting career field?  Alli Hill and Christine Chontow discussed these topics and others with examples from their…

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Innovation Empowerment That Drives Growth

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By Mark Peters, Innovation Analyst and VectorCSP Site Lead for Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) Training Innovation Assisting, tracking, and monitoring the rapid transformation of Air Force Special Operation Forces (AFSOF) training is critical for our client’s ability to lead through accelerated and deliberate strategies. AFSOC training innovation support of the warfighter is maintained through a trusted partnership founded on projects that deliver significant tactical impact and keep in stride with the strategic priorities of the Special Operations Command and Washington. The AFSOC Training Innovation teams remain cognizant of warfighter needs and continually analyze return on investment (ROI) and…

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AOC Program Solutions team wins PASS Small Business Contract

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VectorCSP, as a teammate on the AOC Program Solutions PASS SB team, is excited to be a part of their winning bid on the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Program and Systems Support (PASS) Small Business Multiple-Award Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract. PASS-SB is managed by the NAVAIR Corporate Business Office (CBO) and is open to all DoD Commands, Agencies, Field Activities, all other organizational DoD entities, including Medical, and their partners, United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The PASS SB scope encompasses Project, Program and Portfolio Management, Life Cycle Logistics, Systems Engineering, Information Technology,…

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Insight and VectorCSP team wins SFLC PBPL HM&E Logistics Contract

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Insight (prime) and VectorCSP (sub) teamed to win the Surface Forces Logistics Center Patrol Boat Product Line HM&E Logistics Contract. This task order is to provide Logistical Support Services to the Patrol Boat Product Line (PBPL) for the 110’ WPB, 87’ WPB and 154’ FRC. The primary task will be Management of Hull, Mechanical, Electrical (HM&E), Electronic Equipment (ELEX) and Financial Services for the PBPL cutters. The product line additionally provides engineering guidance and support to assist with the development and promulgation of maintenance, repair, and configuration standards and supply the parts to complete the maintenance.

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ITility and VectorCSP team wins USCG ILS C3CEN Contract

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ITility (prime) and VectorCSP (sub) teamed to win the Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Technical Document Development Contract in support of the United States Coast Guard Command, Control & Communications Engineering Center (C3CEN). The primary purpose of this task order is to perform Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) Technical Documents for the C3CEN, located in Portsmouth, VA. Team ITility  will develop ILS Technical Documents for the assets supported by C3CEN, as well as the systems which support those assets. VectorCSP is very excited to be a part of the team that will support the USCG and C3CEN on this task order.  

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Team VectorCSP Wins AFSOC 492d Training Services Support Recompete

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VectorCSP is pleased to announce that we will continue to support AFSOC 492nd training operations by virtue of being awarded a five year follow-on contract to our existing work. We are so proud of the hard work and dedication that our personnel provide every day, and look forward to offering ever-greater value to our AFSOC customers for years to come. Special thanks to our teaming partners Interfuze, Craig Tech, and SA Tech for supporting our bid and continuing to be part of this great team.

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