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SBA Administrator Guzman, WIPP, AMEX Announce the Return of Government Contracting Education Initiative for Women Entrepreneurs: ChallengeHer

August 26, 2022 | Release Number 22-69 Contact U.S. Small Business Administration at Press_Office@sba.gov ChallengeHer is celebrating 10 years of helping women-owned small businesses access federal contracts WASHINGTON –Administrator Isabella […]

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Former Astronaut Returns to Teach at U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT

As a Coast Guard aviator, retired Captain Dan Burbank served at Coast Guard Air Stations in Elizabeth City, N.C. Former astronaut and is returning to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy […]

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Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City set to mark 82nd year (now covering over 800 acres)

The Coast Guard celebrated its 232-year anniversary on August 4, 2022. See article in the Coastal Review dated August 9, 2022 by Kip Tabb: https://coastalreview.org/2022/08/coast-guard-station-elizabeth-city-set-to-mark-82nd-year/. For more information, please contact Darleen […]

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ARTICLE: NAVFAC Washington has contracted for the construction of a new Wargaming and Analysis Center in Quantico, VA

Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Washington has contracted for the construction of a new Wargaming and Analysis Center in Quantico, VA.  It will provide next-generation technologies to help Marines better […]

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ARTICLE: Opportunities for women afloat expand as 2023 transfer season approaches

For the first time ever, more women were serving on small cutters than on large ones.   See article entitled, “Opportunities for women afloat expand as 2023 transfer season approaches” by […]

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ARTICLE: The military awarded this years’ Service Members from the Navy, Air Force, Army and Coast Guard…

The military awarded this years’ Service Members from the Navy, Air Force, Army and Coast Guard for their courage and sacrifice.  See Military Times article dated July 25, 2022: https://www.militarytimes.com/video/2022/07/25/for-courage-and-sacrifice-highlights-from-2022-service-members-of-the-year-event/. For […]

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SBA Announces Moratorium on Bona Fide Place of Business Requirements for the 8(a) Business Development Program

August 26, 2021 | Release Number 21-73 Contact U.S. Small Business Administration at Press_Office@sba.gov WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced a moratorium on the requirement that participants […]

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GSA: Multiple Award Schedule Startup Springboard

If you run a business interested or participating in the federal contracting market and are interested in getting on a GSA schedule, the new Multiple Award Schedule Startup Springboard now […]

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Article: ECSI eyes more minority-owned firms for contracts

The Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) is reaching out to businesses owned by minorities and women in an effort to increase their participation in university construction projects per the 10 […]

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One NC Small Business Program – Supporting Innovation from the Mountains to the Sea

By Katrinka McCallum and Rick Webb, North Carolina Board of Science, Technology & Innovation The One North Carolina Small Business Programprovides grants to companies working to solve problems through developing […]

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Doing Business with the Coast Guard, Office of Small Business and Industry Engagement Programs, Small Business Events

Doing Business with the Coast Guard, Office of Small Business and Industry Engagement Programs, Small Business Events shown under Website: https://www.dcms.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/Assistant-Commandant-for-Acquisitions-CG-9/Doing-Business/Events/.  For more information, please contact Darleen Stein at steind@ncmbc.us or […]

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Article: HONORING THE MERCHANT MARINER; NATIONAL MARITIME DAY 2022

MSC’s fleet of over 130 U.S. Naval Vessels and U.S. Navy combatant ships are crewed by approximately 7,000 Civil Service Mariners; and contracted Mariners supporting today’s Mariners and grow the […]

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Article: Center of Excellence: NNSY’s Forgers, Painters, and Riggers Complete Inspections and Overhauls of Navy Anchor Chains

The team completes chain refurbishments not only for the submarines and other vessels for the shipyard but for the Navy as a whole. Article in the Naval Sea Systems Command […]

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Article: Honoring Our Fallen: Norfolk Naval Shipyards Holds Annual Memorial Day Fall-In for Colors

“It’s important to remember those devoted heroes who lost their lives in defense of our Nation and honor those who had the discipline to willingly sacrifice their lives to protect […]

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Article: Massive anniversary: TCOM aerostat hangar turns 80

The TCOM celebration marked 80 years since the hangar was first used by the U.S. Navy as a site for building lighter-than-air aircraft as shown in the Aerospace & Defense […]

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Article: Nomination for the Next Commandant of the Coast Guard

President Joe Biden plans to nominate Adm. Linda Fagan to be the next commandant of the Coast Guard. If confirmed, she would be the first woman to lead a military […]

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Keynote: Leveraging Health IT and Big Data for Advanced in Military and Veteran Research (June 8-9, Chapel Hill)

Keynote Panel: Leveraging Health IT and Big Data for Advances in Military and Veteran Research The Offices of Senator Richard Burr, Senator Thom Tillis, the North Carolina Military Business Center […]

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Doing Business with the U.S. Coast Guard

On 18 May 2022, The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Small Business and Industry Engagement Programs provided an educational webinar entitled “Doing Business with the United States Coast Guard.” The […]

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Biden Admin Launches U.S. 3D Printing Program: AM Forward

President Joe Biden has launched the AM Forward program to help grow the field of Additive Manufacturing (AM) in the United States. This program will assist small-and-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in […]

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NC Military Business Center Welcomes Colonel (Ret.) Martin Hendrix III as Strategic Industry Professional for DoD Industrial Operations

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Colonel (Retired) Martin “Jimmy” Hendrix III as Strategic Industry Professional for Department of Defense (DoD) Industrial Operations. […]

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NC Statewide Freight Multimodal Plan Update Forums

Connecting people and goods through freight movement is essential to keep the economy moving and provide a better quality of life for all. Because of this, the N.C. Department of […]

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New Report Finds Unrealized Opportunity to Grow North Carolina Defense Innovation Economy

New Report Finds Unrealized Opportunity to Grow North Carolina Defense Innovation Economy State Task Force Recommends Steps to Attract More Federal Investment into North Carolina For more information, visit: https://www.nccommerce.com/news/press-releases/new-report-finds-unrealized-opportunity-grow-north-carolina’s-defense-innovation 

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Article: GSA Launches New Tool to Simplify the Federal Buying Process

https://www.nextgov.com/cxo-briefing/2022/04/gsa-launches-new-tool-simply-federal-buying-process/366206/ The General Services Administration is launching a new tool to help simplify the federal buying process, providing the acquisition community with streamlined market research, searchable templates and interactive resources. […]

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Article: NGA Selects GDIT in $4.5 Billion Data Center Services Effort

Article by AFCEA on March 22, 2022: General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) selected by the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency as the User Facing and Data Center Services Contract, for a […]

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Article: Curtiss-Wright gets torpedo upgrade contract from US Navy

US-based supplier of electronics products Curtiss-Wright Corporation of Davidson, NC has been selected by engineering company Progeny to provide modular open system approach (MOSA) computers and digital processing modules for […]

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NCMBC Welcomes Erin Ananian-Gentile as Business Development Professional in support of the New Bern Region

NC Military Business Center Welcomes Erin Ananian-Gentile as Business Development Professional in support of the New Bern Region The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment […]

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Southeast Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure and Environmental Summit to Return to Wilmington, North Carolina

WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA (MARCH 31, 2022).  The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the in-person Southeast Region […]

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Size Standards Rules in Federal Register

The U.S. Small Business Administration published four final rules to modify monetary-based size standards across 16 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) sectors.  These changes will increase small business eligibility […]

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Eligible NAICS for the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting program

Effective Mar 18, 2022 By Office of Government Contracting The SBA regularly maintains the list of NAICS that can qualify for the women’s contracting program. To help provide a level […]

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Media Advisory: Federal Prime Contracts in North Carolina Exceeded $7.3 Billion in 2021

NORTH CAROLINA (MARCH 24, 2022).  The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC), a business development and technology transition entity of the State of North Carolina, embedded in the State’s community […]

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Employee Retention Credit (ERC) 

 Background on the Employee Retention Credit (ERC)  The U.S. government set up the ERC to help those businesses that maintained employees during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The ERC is a grant, […]

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Southeastern AGC Chapters Meeting with USACE (Apr 13-14)

AGC Georgia, in partnership with other southeastern AGC chapters, will host construction firms that do business with the Corp, or may be interested inCorps work, along with representatives of the […]

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Article: DOD Wants to Shepherd Small Business Innovators

The Defense Department needs innovation now — and too often the best new technology from America’s small business innovators dies before it can become a program of record for the military, […]

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MG Milhorn, USACE Headquarters to Keynote: Southeast Regional Federal Construction, Infrastructure & Environment Summit (April 6-7, 2022)

The Offices of Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the in-person Southeast Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure and Environmental Summit […]

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Session Focus – Textile Industry-Government Conversation: Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile (FEDTex) Summit (May 24-25, Charlotte)

SESSION FOCUS: Industry-Government Conversation (Supply Chain, Berry Amendment, COVID Challenges to Engaging in the Federal Market) For more information, visit: https://fedtex.ncmbc.us The Office of Senator Richard Burr, the Office of Senator […]

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Article: Labor or Bust? President Biden Orders Project Labor Agreements for Large Federal Construction Projects

Labor or Bust? President Biden Orders Project Labor Agreements for Large Federal Construction Projects Article by Jackson Moore and Pat Wilson, Smith Anderson Law Firm On February 4, 2022, President […]

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Article: Transitioning DUNs to UIE

Article: “Transitioning DUNs to UIE” This article includes a good PowerPoint instruction guide link and training video link. The deadline to transition is 4 April 2022. Click to access newsletter202112.pdf

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Article: Naval Safety Command established in Norfolk Friday

The Naval Safety Command (NAVSAFECOM) will establish a new safety management system that will give “defense-in-depth” and make sure the naval enterprise is safe to operate and operating safely.  See Norfolk, […]

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Article: The military is looking for PFAS pollution at NC bases, but cleaning it up will take decades

Of the nearly 700 sites on the Pentagon’s evaluation list for PFAS pollution remediation, 11 are in North Carolina. Those include the major bases, National Guard installations, an ammunition shipping […]

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Session Focus – Textile Innovation, New Product Development and Testing & Evaluation Dialogue: Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile (FEDTex) Summit (May 24-25, Charlotte)

SESSION FOCUS: Textile Innovation, New Product Development and Testing & Evaluation Dialogue The Office of Senator Richard Burr, the Office of Senator Thom Tillis, North Carolina Military Business Center and […]

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Phase 2: Business Recovery Grant Program

Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant Program is NOW OPEN! The deadline to apply is March 18, 2022. The Business Recovery Grant Program issues a one-time payment of up […]

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Energy & Environmental-Focused Sessions at Southeast Regional Federal Construction, Infrastructure & Environment Summit (April 6-7, 2022)

The Offices of Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the in-person Southeast Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure and Environmental Summit […]

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Announcing: Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile (FEDTex) Summit (May 24-25, Charlotte)

REGISTER TODAY! The Office of Senator Richard Burr, the Office of Senator Thom Tillis, North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office are pleased to […]

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Defense Contractor Academy: Registration is Open (April-May, Virtual)

Announcing: 2022 Virtual Defense Contractor Academy April 26 – May 19 * Virtual The Defense Contractor Academy hosted by the North Carolina Military Business Center will offer an intermediate-level of […]

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Article: Interoperability Is the Key to Partnerships

Article: Interoperability Is the Key to Partnerships Author: Kimberly Underwood Date: February 1, 2022 Publication: Signal, AFCEA Link: https://www.afcea.org/content/interoperability-key-partnerships

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Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) Regional Roadshow (Feb 16, Virtual)

DEFENSE INNOVATION UNIT (DIU): 2022 REGIONAL ROADSHOW February 16, 2022 * Virtual The North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to announce and host the first Defense Innovation Unit […]

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DEFTECH Coffee Call (1/28): Research Scientist, North Carolina State University

Join DEFTECH this Friday, January 28, 2022 @ 0900-1000 ET for another DEFTECH Coffee Call.  Join us and Dr. Randall Spain, Research Scientist in the Department of Computer Science at North […]

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NC Military Business Center Welcomes Lee Moritz as Business Development Professional in support of the Hickory Region

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Lee Moritz, Jr. as Business Development Professional.  Serving businesses statewide from Catawba Valley Community […]

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New Small Business Grant Funds Available for North Carolina

Jan 20, 2022 – Raleigh, N.C. Applications are now being accepted for a new round of grantmaking from the One North Carolina Small Business Program, a key source of capital for […]

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NC Military Business Center Welcomes TJ Gilroy as Business Development Professional in Support of the Triangle Region

NC Military Business Center Welcomes TJ Gilroy as Business Development Professional in Support of the Triangle Region The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of […]

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