Contract Modification: One Size Does Not Fit All!

This video highlights the importance of determining what is appropriate for a contract modification and the criteria that needs to be considered. How do you know if a requested change fits within the scope of the contract? How will the change impact quantity, dollar value, and schedule? These are all critical considerations for a Contracting […]

VA’s Polytrauma System of Care Marks One Million TBI Screenings

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Polytrauma System of Care (PSC) has hit the one million mark in screening Veterans for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), often regarded as one of the signature injuries of combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. TBI symptoms such as severe headaches, memory loss, reduced executive functioning, and tinnitus can range from […]

Contract File Documentation: What’s Your Story?

This video emphasizes the importance of performing accurate, timely, and consistent file documentation in contracting. Similar to a storybook, a reader of a contract file should be able to read the beginning, middle, and end as well as everything in between to fully understand the Contracting Officer’s decision. Is your story complete? Be the Change: […]

Get on the Road to Contract Closeouts

This video illustrates the importance of timely, accurate, and complete closeouts to ensure that the contractor and government have completed all contractual requirements. Different contract types have different time standards for closeout. Do you know what these are? Are you familiar with exceptions to contract closeouts? Get on the road to speedy and complete contract […]

Green Beret Foundation Thanks Donald J. Trump Foundation for Its Contribution

The Green Beret Foundation would like to thank the Donald J. Trump Foundation for its generous contribution in connection with businessman Donald Trump’s January 28, 2016 rally for America’s veterans. The Green Beret Foundation was pleased to hear of its selection as one of the 22 military organizations that will be receiving a donation from […]

RAO Bulletin Update 01 February 2016

This bulletin contains the following articles: DoD 05 == GTMO Prison [03] ——————- (Pentagon Submits Closure Plan) 06 == DoD Fertility Services ———- (Sperm/Egg Freezing for Future Use) 07 == DoD Mental Health Programs [01] — (Significant Changes Proposed) 07 == Military Family Benefits ————— (Force of the Future Initiative) 08 == MCAS Futenma Okinawa […]