TASC Garners National Champion of Veteran Enterprise Award

Oct 26, 2011, 15:09 ET from TASC, Inc.

CHANTILLY, Va., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --The National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) has awarded TASC its Champion of Veteran Enterprise Award for exceeding 2010 federally mandated subcontracting goals established for veteran-owned small businesses and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses.

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"At TASC, we have a long legacy of successful teaming with small businesses in a way that helps our government customers achieve their goal of fueling small-business growth," says Craig Ridley, corporate small business liaison officer at TASC. "Equally important, our small business teammates can use the expertise we share to grow their companies."

"Of all the federal prime contractors in the running, TASC is one of only six that met or exceeded the service disabled-veteran and veteran-owned goals," says Scott Denniston, executive director of the NVSBC. "One of our purposes as an organization is helping the next generation of veterans start and run small businesses. We do that by partnering with companies such as TASC – companies that understand that it takes effort and time to nurture small businesses."

Since 2010, TASC has provided subcontracting opportunities to more than 300 small businesses and mentored seven small businesses.

About TASC

Founded in 1966, TASC, Inc., is a leading provider of advanced systems engineering, integration and decision-support services to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense and civilian agencies of the federal government.  With more than 5,000 employees in 40 locations, TASC generates $1.5 billion in annual revenue.  For more information and career opportunities, visit our website at www.tasc.com.

Media Contact:  Christine Nyirjesy Bragale, TASC Public Relations Manager, Christine.Bragale@TASC.com, (703) 653-5996.