Kendall Praises Services Contractors As DOD Reaches Small Business Goals

By Tony Bertuca / June 26, 2015 at 3:57 PM
The Pentagon was given an "A" grade on Friday by the U.S. Small Business Administration for awarding $53.3 billion in fiscal year 2014 prime contracts to small businesses -- more than half of the federal government's total for FY-14. Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's acquisition chief, praised the role services contracts played in reaching the Defense Department's goals. "The department doesn't encourage the use of small businesses just because we like small businesses," he said during a Pentagon press conference. "We...

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