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|Fleet Maintenance & Modernization Symposium (FMMS) 2016|
Ron Ritter, President, On Point, LLC
The American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) Fleet Maintenance & Modernization Symposium (FMMS) is an annual event, alternating between Hampton Roads and San Diego. This year’s four-day event was held at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton from September 12-15, 2016 and included numerous prominent guest speakers, panelists, and paper presentations from the Navy, Coast Guard, the ship construction and repair industry, and academia. The event provided an excellent opportunity for attendees to network with government and industry representatives from across the country.Read the full article
|October Luncheon: Randy Forbes to Address VSRA Membership|
Congressman J. Randy Forbes
The October General Membership Luncheon meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel. The Guest Speaker will be Congressman J. Randy Forbes, Representative of Virginia's 4th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives.Read the full article
|Sharpening the Axe|
Stephen Watkins, Vice President and Chief Security Strategist, G2 Ops, Inc.
The Department of Defense has given the defense industrial base a relatively short period of time (Dec 2017) to ensure it is protecting sensitive information from unauthorized exposure. This new requirement imposes significant expanded obligations on defense contractors with regard to the protection of unclassified Covered Defense Information (CDI) and the reporting of cyber incidents that involve CDI or unclassified controlled information.Read the full article
|Industry Awareness & Publicity - ICYMI: Bill Crow Makes the Media Rounds|
USS Ramage (DDG 61) - Photo by HII, courtesy of The Virginian-Pilot
Following the Navy's award of the USS Ramage overhaul contract to a shipyard outside of Hampton Roads, VSRA President Bill Crow spoke to local news outlets regarding the potential fallout.Read the full article
|21st Annual Safety & Health Seminar|
The VSRA 21st Annual Safety & Health Seminar is scheduled on Wednesday, October 26, 2016! This year's theme is “When you gamble with safety ... you bet your life.”Read the full article
|Contracts Committee Seminar Series - REGISTER NOW!|
Registration is now open for the VSRA Contracts Committee's Annual Seminar Series! Coming up are seminars on Growing Your Business, Fixed Price Contracting, and Data Breaches. After each seminar, there will be a reception with refreshments and networking opportunities.
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|New VSRA Member Companies|
Two new member companies joined VSRA in the month of July, bringing the membership total to 250. Please join us in welcoming:
Blue Ridge Tank Cleaning, Inc.
Click below for more information on our newest VSRA Members!Read the full article
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