FriYAY Quick Hits

🏛️ Federal Government

FedGovs on Funding
 

High anxiety hits Senate over raising debt ceiling
Source: The Hill (free)

What it will take for the NDAA to pass along bipartisan lines
Source: DefenseNews (free)

FedGovs on the Move


Army record hints to what Esper will bring to Top DoD Role
Source: Law360 (paid)

Colt Whittall named Chief Experience Officer at Air Force
Source: ExecutiveGov (free)

Trump to Nominate Vice Adm. Mike Gilday to Lead Navy
Source: USNI News (free)

Mark Milley is preparing for confirmation to lead the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Source: Politico (free)

FedGovs on Legislation & Regulations


Senate Bill Would Help Small Businesses Improve Cybersecurity
Source: MeriTalk (free)

Small Business Administration Announces Competition to Help Disabled Veteran Entrepreneurs
Source: GoLocalProv Business Team (free)

SBA is proposing to amend its regulations to implement a statutory requirement to certify WOSB and EDWOSB participating in the WOSB Contract Program
Source: Federal Register (free)

GSA announced Unique Entity ID Standard
Source: Regulations.gov (free)

HHS Announces Quality Summit to Streamline and Improve Quality Programs across Government
Source: Regulations.gov (free)

OMB released RFI to improve Federal data and resources for AI R&D continues the work of the American AI Initiative and accelerates U.S. leadership in innovative, trustworthy AI.
Source: Federal Register (free)

Bill to Remove Caps on Employment-Based Visas OK’d (2)
Source: Bloomberg (free)

FedGovs in the Court Room


Ex-State Dept. Official Gets 40 Months in Prison for Spying
Source: Government Executive (free)

Fed. Circ. Backs $44M KBR Award In Iraq War Contract Dispute
Source: Law360 (paid)

Fed. Circ. Won't Rethink VA Contract Cancellation Ruling
Source: Law360 (paid)

Sexual Assault Allegation Surfaces About Nominee for Joint Chiefs Vice Chairman
Source: DefenseOne (free)

Education Department’s Handling of Loan Forgiveness Draws Union Lawsuit
Source: Government Executive (free)


 

 

⏰ Contracts

ARMY


Army issued sole source modification for Integrated Mission Management System (AIMMS) - ATEC under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1376144)

Army released final RFQ for Computer Based e-learning training solutions support services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1376430)

Army released final RFQ for Pentagon Wall Display under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1375842)

Army released final RFQ for WA Army National Guard Program Coordinators under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1376566)

Army/ACC issued $14M to Rightdirection Technology Solutions for Real Property Planning and Analysis System (RPLANS) Technical Support Services

Army/ACC issued a few updates on the $997B SETAC10 MA IDIQ. 1: Extension for just 2 out of out 8 incumbents: Sigmatech and Intrepid. 2: SETAC10 MA IDIQ task orders will be re-competed under GSA OASIS SB SETAS IDIQ

Army/ACC issued dPWS for Predictive Resource Staffing Model

Army/ACC issued sole source contract for Pilot Cyber Training Program

Army/ACC issued sole source contract modification award for Base Life Support Services in Northern Afghanistan

Army/ACC issued sources sought for Review of the Army Baseline Soldier Physical Readiness Requirements Study (BSPRRS) and External Validation of Score Scales

Army/ACC released final RFP for Strategic Communications Support Services

Army/NGB issued sources sought for Optimization of the Human Weapon System (OHWS)

Army/USACE released final RFQ for Computer Based e-learning training solutions support services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1376430)


CFPB


CFPB issued final RFQ for Online surveys for libraries under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1377093)


DARPA


DARPA released final RFP for Intent-Defined Adaptive Software (IDAS)

DARPA/I2O opened up Information Innovation Office (I2O) BAA


DHA


DHA issued sole source bridge to Knowesis Inc. for Force Health Protection and Readiness Programs Operational Support contract

DHA/USAMRAA issued $2.6M sole source contract to Digital Innovation (DI) for continued support for Technology Solutions for DoD Trauma Registry


DHS


DHS released dRFQ for PRISM Support Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1376757)

DHS released RFI for Content Delivery Network BPA under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1374803)

DHS/CBP announced that they plan to announce CBP Medical Services RFP on or around August 19, 2019

DHS/CBP issued pre-solicitation notice for a Smart Safe cash management solution

DHS/CBP released a new RFI for Cloud Services Provider

DHS/OCPO issued dRFP for Enterprise Financial System Integrator (EFSI). This will be competed under GSA IT-70 Schedule.

DHS/OIG released RFI for Call Center Hotline Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1375599)

DHS/TSA issued sources sought for College Credit Course Reviews

DHS/USCIS released final RFP for Media Contact Database and Commercial Distribution Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1376560)


DISA


DISA/DITCO issued 23 awards under $7.5B Systems Engineering, Technology and Innovation Restricted Pool


DOC


DOC/NTIA released RFI for NetApp Professional Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1376744)

DOC/OIG released final RFP for Special Advisors and Subject Matter Experts BPA under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1376012)

DOC/OS released RFI for CIO Solutions & Partners Support Services


DOE


DOE issued $1.2M award to Parsons for program management support services

DOE/LM released final RFQ for Professional Services for Information Technology Strategic Roadmap under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1375538)


DOI


DOI/IBC released final RFQ for Professional Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1374712)

DOI/IBC released RFI for Customer Relationship Management Tool under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1375265)

DOI/NPS issued final RFP for Long-Range Interpretive Planning Services for Steamtown National Historic Site (STEA)


DOJ


DOJ/BOP issued final RFQ for Introduction to Carpentry Program

DOJ/FBI issued sole source contract to I3 for technical support services to develop and execute a comprehensive handwriting decision analysis study

DOJ/FBI released final RFQ for Business Continuity Manager Software Integration Support under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1376951)

DOJ/FBI released final RFQ for Staff Support - Senior Consultant and Project Manager under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1375416)

DOJ/OJP issued final RFQ for Microsoft Dynamics Software under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1376232)


DOL    


DOL/OPS released final RFP for FutureWorks Initiative Support Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1376066)


DOS


DOS issued sources sought for Monitoring and Evaluating (M&E) Services


DOT


DOT/FHWA released sources sought for User Guide Development under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1375728)


ED


ED released final RFP for Regional Educational Laboratories Evaluation

ED released final RFQ for Technical Assistance Supporting Evidence-Building and Use under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1375142)


EPA


EPA released final RFQ for Performance Data Support Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1376678)

EPA/OAS issued $15M award to Weston Solutions for EPA Region 9 Superfund Technical Assessment & Response Team 5 (START V) contract.

EPA/OAS issued award for Economic, Environmental, and Regulatory Analytical and Evaluation Support for Enhancement of Watershed Management Optimization Support Tool to ICF Inc.

EPA/OAS Region V issued $73M award to Tetra Tech for Superfund Technical Assessment Response Team START


GSA


GSA - on behalf of HUD - released RFI for HUD NSPIRE Re-Compete under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1376698)

GSA - on behalf of SBA - released RFI for Information Technology (IT) Service Desk Support under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1376624)

GSA - on behalf of USAF SBIR/STTR - released final RFQ for AF SBIR STTR SaaS Solution & Support under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1376945)

GSA released dSOW and sources sought for Courseware Development and Training under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1375178)

GSA released final RFP for Program Management Support Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1374732)

GSA/CFO released final RFQ for FAC-C-C-DS Digital Training Program

GSA/FAS announced that Tiered Infrastructure Maintenance (TIM) III will be a combo of $52M Satellite Services Inc. contract (GS08Q15BPA0002) & Selecttech Services Datacenter Tiered Infrastructure Maintenance (TIM) contract (GS08Q15BPA0001)

GSA/FAS issued 4 contract awards for $300M Trainer Developer II IDIQ

GSA/FAS issued $6M award for Fence-to-Fence Environmental Services @ Beale AFB, CA

GSA/FAS issued RFI for and dSOO for OPM USA Hire Support Services

GSA/FAS released final RFP for OASIS Unrestricted Open Season On-Ramp for Pools 1, 3 & 4

GSA/FAS released final RFQ for Multifunctional Support for NMCD under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1374938)

GSA/FAS released final RFQ for Office of Evaluation Sciences (OES) Evidence Act Support under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1374746)

GSA/FAS released final RFQ for Special Programs Division Support Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1375729)

GSA/FEDSIM announced new CSO: Marine Maker

GSA/FEDSIM issued new CSO: AIC HADR DAMAGE

GSA/IAE released final RFQ for Provide Information Security System Officer support for IAE in the development of the IAE application on http://beta.sam.gov (http://sam.gov ) and security support for the legacy systems under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1375548)

GSA/PBS issued final RFP for GSA Leasing Support Services Plus

GSA/TTS released RFI for OPM Mainframe D/R Plan Implementation under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1376151)


HHS


HHS/AHRQ released final RFQ for MEPS-MPC Evaluation under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1374447)

HHS/CDC released final RFQ for CDC/DHS/OD Branch Technical, Management, and Programmatic Support under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1374743)

HHS/CDC released final RFQ for NCHS Electronic Data Collection under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1376994)

HHS/CDC released final RFQ for World Trade Center Health Program Evaluation under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1377087)

HHS/FDA released sources sought for Pharmacovigilance / Empirica Support Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1376487)

HHS/HRSA released final RFP for BPHC Online Course Training Acquisition under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1377065)

HHS/NIH released final RFP for Biomedical Scientist Professional Services

HHS/NIH released final RFQ for Drug Metabolism Pharmacokinetics [DMPK] Consultant Support Services

HHS/NIH released final RFQ for Hazardous Substance Data Bank: Primary Record Building and Review Panel Support under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1375990)

HHS/NIH released final RFQ for Medicinal Chemistry Consultant Support Services

HHS/NIH released final RFQ for NLM Software, Database Administration and Support Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1375793)

HHS/NIH released final RFQ for Urologic Diseases in America (UDA) Compendium under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1375336)

HHS/NIH released final RFQ for Viruses and Viral workshop Support Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1375078)

HHS/NITAAC announced 8(a) CIO-SP3 SB On-Ramp Awardees

HHS/OS issued $91M contract award to Spectral MD under Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)


HUD


HUD issued final RFP for Housing Insecurity Research Support

HUD released final RFP for Housing Insecurity Research Support


MCC


MCC issued final RFQ for Indonesia Project Analysis

MCC released final RFQ for Education Systems Specialist

MCC released final RFQ for Educational Consulting Services Timor-Leste and Cote d'Ivoire under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1375072)

MCC released final RFQ for Gender and Social Inclusion Researcher and Writer

MCC released final RFQ for Health Systems Strengthening Consultant

MCC released final RFQ for Participatory Development Consultant

MCC released final RFQ for School Operations and Maintenance Consultant


NASA


NASA/GSFC announced $250M Partnership Opportunity Document for NASA/GSFC's Medium-class Explorer 2019 (MIDEX 2019) Concepts Spacecraft, Instrument Integration and Test, and Overall Proposal Support

NASA/JSC issued $6M contract extension to Leidos for Research, Engineering, Mission Integration Services (REMIS)

NASA/JSC issued pre-solicitation notice for Human Exploration Research Opportunities (HERO) NASA Research Announcement

NASA/JSC issued RFI for Guidance for Structural Assessment and Fracture Control of Additively Manufactured Spacecraft Hardware A Survey of Development Needs

NASA/MSFC issued $10M bridge BPA for Strategic Analysis and Communications Support Services (COMMSS)

NASA/MSFC issued two-year extension to the Office of Human Capital Support Services (OHCSS) Contract (Contract No. NNM14AA15C)


NGA


NGA released final RFP for GEOINT Capability Development (GCD) Project Collaborative Programming Services under GSA IT70 Schedule (RFQ1376407)


SSA


SSA issued RFI for Entity Validation and Monitoring Services

SSA released final RFQ for TRIRIGA Software Support Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1375565)


TREAS


TREAS/BFS issued final RFP for Armed Forces Retirement Home - DC - Facilities Maintenance Contract

TREAS/IRS released final RFQ for Unified Communications (UC) Technical And Project Management Support under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1375440)

TREAS/OCC issued sole source contract award for Employee Relations Assessment


USAF


USAF released final RFP for Technical Services for ISO9100/AS9001/AS9110 under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1374189)

USAF released final RFQ for Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Audit under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1374922)

USAF released final RFQ for Transportation Geospatial Information System (TGIS) under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1375921)

USAF released RFI for Help Desk Support Services under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1376843)

USAF released sources sought for Network Engineer Architecture Support under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1375571)

USAF/ACC released RFI for National Guard Bureau Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance

USAF/AFGSC issued sole source award for Battlefield Operation Support System (BOSS)

USAF/AFMC issued $492M award to Georgia Tech Applied Research Center for EW&A UARC Support Services

USAF/AFMC issued $69M award to the University of Dayton for Professional, Administrative and Management Support Services

USAF/AFMC issued award for Compact High Energy Laser Subsystem Engineering Assessment (CHELSEA)

USAF/AFMC issued dRFP for 711th Mission Support Services

USAF/AFMC issued RFI for Air Force Research Laboratory Airman Systems Directorate

USAF/AFMC released RFI for Readiness Based Sparing (RBS)


USAID


USAID/Bosnia issued $8M award for Judiciary Against Corruption Activity (JACA)

USAID/Jordan released final RFP for Accountability Research Team (ART)

USAID/Jordan released RFI for Women's Economic Empowerment and Leadership Activity

USAID/Kenya is expanding the scope of for the ongoing USAID/KEA Communications and Support Contract No. 72062318C00007

USAID/Philippines released final RFP for Evidence-Driven Collaborating, Learning and Adapting at USAID/Philippines

USAID/Washington issued $8M award for Energy Policy Activity (EPA)

USDA

USDA released final RFQ for National Organic Program (NOP) Complaint Case Investigation Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1376446)

USDA/FNS released final RFQ for Survey of SNAP Employment and Training (E&T) Case Management under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1375810)

USDA/FS issued final RFQ for Network and Radio Infrastructure Support (NRIS) under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1376224)

USDA/FS released an update for upcoming IT Services BPA(s) (RFI:12760418Q0006). Group 2 Re-Compete (Network & Radio Infra) final RFP will be released July 8; Group 1 & 3 (DAITSS) final RFP will be released July 22. This was announced under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1375373).

USDA/OC released final RFQ for SNAP Media Video Support Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1375223)

USDA/RD issued $850K award for Program Management Support


USN


USN released final RFQ for Executive Coaching and Leadership Development under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1377092)

USN released sources sought for Program Support in Cairo Egypt under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1375378)

USN/BMS issued $9M award for Patient Safety Specialist Services

USN/NAVAIR has decided to reduce the TS Facility Clearance for the upcoming Contractor Support Services (CSS) for the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD), Orlando, FL solicitation

USN/NAVAIR issued final RFP for Cyber Warfare Detachment BAA

USN/NAVSUP 2019 Bahrain Industry Day - Ship Repair

USN/NAVSUP issued pre-solicitation notice for Engineering and Technical Support/Services

USN/NAVWAR issued sole source contract award for Center of Excellence Revalidation Audit

USN/ONR issued final RFP for Technical Support Services for the Office of Naval Research Code 32 Mine Warfare and Environmental Decision Aid Library (MEDAL), MINEnet Tactical system, and MINEnet Global tactical decision aid systems

USN/USMC issued final RFP for Customer Service Representative-Services

USN/USMC issued RFI for MARINE CORPS RECRUITING INFORMATION SUPPORT SYSTEM II (MCRISS II)

USSOCOM issued sole source contract award for Combatant Craft Assault Training


VA


VA issued sole source contract award for Placement and Administration of VA Fellows Health Science Program & Policy Analysis

VA released dRFP for iContent Processing Support under GSA IT-70 Schedule (RFQ1377130)

VA released final RFQ for Acquisition Support Services under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1376894)

VA/NCO 23 issued pre-solicitation notice for VA St. Cloud Health Care System Maintenance, Inspection, and Testing of the Electrical Distribution System to commence OCT 1, 2019

VA/OISC issued final RFP for Governance Support

VA/Phoenix VA Health Care System (PVAHCS) released RFI and announced Virtual Industry Day for CBOC Phase II of Arizona Clay Hunt Program under GSA 00CORP Schedule (RFQ1376385)

VA/SAC issued RFI for Veteran Experience Secret Shopper Assessment

VA/TAC issued RFI for BigFix Subscription and Support

VA/TAC will compete Corporate & Enterprise Managed Services (C&EMS) task order under T4NG


WHS


WHS/AD issued RFI for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Capabilities

WHS/AD released sources sought for Nursing Mothers Foreign Gift Program

 

 
 

 
 

 

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