Defense Contracting Activity Awarded $6.9 Million Dollar National Security Protective Services Contract
August 01, 2017 (PRLEAP.COM) Politics NewsMclean, VA, August 1, 2017 – Defense Contracting Activity (DCA) is proud to announce the award of a multi-year armed protective services contract from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Ames, Iowa.
The project is a Level IV critical infrastructure facility and the highest security facility throughout the 29 federal agencies operating under the USDA umbrella. The campus is approximately 460 acres and its occupants represent over 1000 federal employees conducting sensitive work with worldwide applications.
The DCA team will be the cognizant facility law enforcement team with a First Responder role and collaborative position with federal, state, and local response authorities. The project will commence on September 1, 2017.
"The project award represents the single largest protective services award to-date for DCA mission partners. As we continue to strategically focus on the mission of organic penetration of specific agencies, we are exceeding our projections for growth within the United States Department of Agriculture at an accelerated pace. All of our success has been due to the active engagement of our mission partners, Veterans First hiring priorities, and keeping with our emphatic commitment to 'people before profits" as our first mission," stated Jon Snyder, President & CEO of Defense Contracting Activity.
About USDA ARS
ARS conducts research to develop and transfer solutions to agricultural problems of high national priority and provide information access and dissemination to: ensure high-quality, safe food, and other agricultural products. assess the nutritional needs of Americans, including the monitoring and mitigation of thousands of agricultural menacing biologics and toxins throughout the world such as Anthrax, Ebola and Botulism.
DCA is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business headquartered in Martinsburg, West Virginia and prime contractor to the federal government. DCA is a multinational corporation with operations spanning security, law enforcement, intelligence, and special-operations. Delivering project expertise on five continents, DCA is a globally recognized brand offering superior project management knowledge to the US Government, Department of Defense, and its NATO allies.