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Project Highlight – VHA REdI SimLearn – January 2019

Of the many VA clients we support, the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Resuscitation Education Initiative (REdi) Simulation Learning Education and Research Network (SimLEARN) is certainly the most unique! For REdi SIM, our VMSI support team manages the influx of Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) instructor files, assemble and audit instructor... Read More

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A Big Welcome to Tony Villeneuve!!

VMSI is very excited to welcome Anthony Villeneuve as our new Director of Business Development and Capture! Anthony will be integral in leveraging VMSI’s wide array of service offerings and capabilities to effectively discover and assess opportunities that align with the Government’s requirements and objectives. As Director, Anthony will be responsible for the overall management... Read More

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Danita Douglas –Exceeding Expectations Every Day

After receiving positive feedback from the Director of NOAA’s Satellite and Information Acquisition Division (SIAD), VMSI Chief Operating Officer, Ken Konkol, recently presented Danita Douglas with an Award of Excellence for her outstanding performance. The client commended Danita’s positivity, passion, and ability to always go above and beyond as a team player — all qualities... Read More

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Wreath Laying in Arlington National Cemetery – 2018

In 1992, the Worcester Wreath Company experienced a surplus of holiday wreaths and, as a humble gesture of thanks to departed service members, decided to lay them in the oldest parts of Arlington National Cemetery. The wreath laying tradition continued subtly, until 2005, when a photo of wreaths on the snow-covered grounds of Arlington National... Read More

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December 2018 Veteran Spotlight: Richard Burgard

While we celebrate the joys of the holiday season this month, VMSI also honors Richard Burgard for our December VetSpot! Name: Richard Burgard Rank: Captain Branch: United States Air Force Years of Service: 15.5 years With both parents having served in the US Navy during WWII as well as his brother retiring from the US... Read More

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Contract Awarded To Support The National Park Service

VMSI is excited to announce that we were recently awarded a contract with the National Park Service (NPS), Denver Service Center to provide contract support services. The NPS Denver Service Center provides project management, contracting and planning services for large design and construction projects located at NPS sites nationwide. Under this contract, the VMSI team... Read More

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VMSI Receives HIRE Vets Platinum Medallion

VMSI is proud to announce that we are honored to become a Platinum Medallion Award recipient with the HIRE Vets program, a new initiative being championed by the Department of Labor. The Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (HIRE Vets Act), established a program to recognize employers who hire... Read More

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Parwaiz Ahmadzai – A Calm and Collected Professional

VMSI recently presented an award to Parwaiz Ahmadzai to commend him for his exemplary work representing VMSI in support of the Veterans Administration in Network Contracting Office 1. Since joining the VMSI team not too long again, we’ve received continual feedback from our VA Team Lead regarding Parwaiz’s exceptional contributions in providing assistance wherever it’s... Read More

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November 2018 Veteran Spotlight: Ellen Schramm

VMSI recognizes the contributions and sacrifices of our Veterans year-round and our passion for our service men and women is especially apparent in November around Veterans Day. In recognition of one of our favorite holidays, VMSI is honoring Ellen Schramm for this month’s VetSpot! Name:  Ellen Schramm Rank: Cryptologic Technician Communications Operator, 3rd Class (E-4)... Read More

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True Meaning of Veterans Day

This holiday weekend, VMSI is taking a few moments to remember the true meaning behind the day we now call Veterans Day and to thank all veterans and their families for their service. At 11:00 a.m., November 11, 1918, fighting between the Allied Forces and Germany came to a halt, putting an end to World... Read More