AOCE, Inc., with its teammates, Odyssey Systems Group and Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., was awarded the re-compete of the Joint Interoperability Division (JID) Support Services base plus four year contract. Supporting this JCS/J7-sponsored joint training program AOCE provides the JID’s Joint Multi-Tactical Data Link (TDL) School (JMTS) with curriculum development, academic instruction, support services, and includes allied training requirements. Team AOCE has a full understanding of the JID’s critical role in supporting Joint Tactical Operations (JTO) and is proud to assist the JID with ensuring the Warfighter gets maximum capability from multi-TDL network systems and architectures. Interoperability on the battlefield continues to be a paramount requirement in today’s joint force operations environment, and the JID JMTS directly impacts combat readiness of Joint US and allied forces. The JID is an integral and key element of the US and Allied Multi TDL Network (MTN) community, renowned for its in-house training, mobile training teams, and worldwide operational support; and is viewed as the DoD’s JTO Training Center of Excellence. Team AOCE’s long history supporting the JID andother MTN programs, to include the Air Force Link 16 Network Design Facility, made it the ideal team to provide continued support to the JID.
AOCE has been re-awarded the Directorate of Training & Doctrine Support (DOTD) under the Space and Missile Defense Advisory and Assistance Services (SMDA2S) ID/IQ. The task order mission is to provide institutional and leader development training to Army Space and Missile Defense operators and professionals. AOCE will provide program management and quality assurance, Space, Ballistic Missile Defense and Institutional training critical to the Army’s readiness mission in support of both space and missile defense operations. Work is conducted at Peterson and Schriever Air Force Bases and other locations in the Colorado Springs, CO area. AOCE currently is responsible for the execution of six contracts under the SMDA2S ID/IQ.
In April 2017, AOCE began its multi-million dollar contract with the U.S. Air Force providing Contract Aircrew Training Courseware Development and Continuation Training for F-15E, F-16 and F-22A aircraft at Seymour Johnson, Shaw, Langley, Nellis, Mountain Home and Hill Air Force bases. Along with subcontractor, Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma, LLC, AOCE is responsible for maximizing operational effectiveness and combat capability of the new and rated aircrew members through academic and training device instruction, Distributed Mission Operations and Distributed Mission Training.
AOCE is pleased to announce their team’s recent selection as a finalist for the Space and Missile Defense Command/ Army Strategic Command’s SMDA2S contract. We look forward to the announcement of the final awardees, and are excited about continuing to support the Army Space and Missile Defense Community as they provide “Relevant and Ready Space and Missile Defense Forces”!
Teamed with our prime contractor, Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH), AOCE’s Chief Executive Officer, Jim Hartney, has provided leadership coaching services to senior leaders in the Federal Service over the past year. The primary goals of this effort have been to improve organizational effectiveness, manage change, and enhance the quality of performance as well as aid senior management in developing a high performing staff. This has been accomplished by providing one-on-one leadership coaching, feedback and strategy discussions to high performing leaders with Senior Executive Service potential. Mr. Hartney, an International Coaching Federation trained leadership coach, has helped these leaders identify critical success factors, identify strengths and weaknesses, and create personal development action plans.
AOCE has received an award under the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Systems and Mission Support III (USAMS III) contract. Worth a combined $800M and covering a five-year period of performance, USAMS III is one of the primary services contracts for USSTRATCOM.
AOCE and eight other companies under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract will provide advisory and assistance services (A&AS) as well as non-A&AS support for all missions areas of USSTRATCOM, which include Strategic Deterrence; Space Operations; Cyberspace Operations; Joint Electronic Warfare; Global Strike; Missile Defense; Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance; Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction; and Analysis and Targeting. As task orders are released, and won, AOCE employees will provide a spectrum of services to include Management, Operational and Professional Support Services; Studies, Analyses and Evaluations; Engineering and Technical Services; and Operations and Maintenance for Information Technology platforms.
Jim Hartney, AOCE’s Chief Executive Officer, said “I couldn’t be prouder of our winning USAMS III team. We anticipate that this contract win will provide significant growth opportunities for our company in the years ahead and we look forward to supporting the marvelous men and women assigned to the United States Strategic Command.”
Partnered with General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc. (GDIT), AOCE is pleased to announce we will support the Joint Force Development Support Services (JFDSS) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract as a subcontractor. The program has a five year period of performance with a total potential contract value of $877 million. The primary goal of the JFDSS IDIQ contract is to provide the operational support necessary to advance the warfighter’s ability to adapt to and overcome an ever-evolving threat environment. This will be accomplished through varying combinations of education, training, assessment, experimentation and infrastructure that are the necessary foundation for learning to occur. This multiple award contract provides support primarily at the U.S. Joint Staff J7 complex in Suffolk, VA. The program focuses on support to Combatant Commands, Joint Task Force Headquarters, Joint Force Functional Component Headquarters, and multinational partners worldwide. Support includes the planning and execution of joint events, collective and individual joint training, Joint and Coalition Operational Analysis, Joint Doctrine, Joint Deployment Training Center, Service Joint Training Environment, and Joint Knowledge Online.
AOCE is pleased to announce that prime contractor CAE USA has subcontracted to AOCE for support of the MQ-1/MQ-9 Contract Aircrew Training and Courseware Development (CAT/CWD) contract, which is one of the largest Major Weapons Systems in the Combat Air Forces. The MQ-1/MQ-9 CAT/CWD contract includes academic, training device, and live flying instruction in support of formal course syllabi, training plans, event instructor guides and Continuation Training (CT) for personnel in support of operations at Creech Air Force Base AFB, NV, Holloman AFB, NM, March ARB, CA, Hancock Field Air National Guard Base (ANGB), NY and possible other locations that may be required in the future.
Team AOCE will provide operational, technical, and analytical expertise to support the 705th Combat Training Squadron (705CTS) and the Distributed Mission Operations Center (DMOC). AOCE will assist in the planning and execution of DMOC training, test, and experimentation events and Live, Virtual, and Constructive (LVC) system development and operational support. This effort includes program management, engineering support, and operations support tasks.
The 705CTS is the owner and operator of the DMOC – the United States Air Force’s centerpiece for the development, integration, and application of leading-edge LVC simulation capabilities for training, testing, and experimentation. They support ACC’s EX-Plan 88 for Virtual Flag and Coalition Virtual Flag exercises across Service, Joint and Allied forces spanning the globe distributively. The AOCE team will provide scenario development of Constructive and Virtual systems providing a leading edge synthetic training environment for continuation training, theater familiarization and pre-deployment preparation for real world missions.
AOCE captures both operational and technical aspects of exercise development and enables the customer to address warfighter certifications through events such as Joint Kill Chain – training Army ADAFCO (Army Defense Artillery Fire Control Officer) to complete certification. The teaming of operational SMEs and technical system engineers will advance the DMOC’s ability to sustain and expand the AF’s role in Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) for training, testing and experimentation for the next five years and beyond.
AOCE will be subcontracting to The Mayvin Consulting Group, Inc. (Mayvin) to support the Air Force Medical Support Agency (AFMSA) mission by providing a full range of non-personal professional advisory and assistance services (A&AS) to support the staff, customer base, and projects relating to the overall program and acquisition management of SG5M programs. The Headquarters United States Air Force Surgeon General’s Office (HQ USAF/SG), serves as the Air Force Medical Services (AFMS) resource management support for AFMSA, and other HQ USAF/SG agencies. The Acquisition Support Cell (ASC) was created to assist program managers (PM) assigned to the Air Force (AF) medical arena in fully developing their acquisition packages and acting as a liaison between PMs and the procuring agencies.
Supporting BlueForce as a sub, AOCE will support the Headquarters Air Combat Command, Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Operations Division, HQ ACC/A3CJ, Tactical Data Link Operations and Management Organization (TDLOMO). HQ ACC/A3CJ provides Tactical Data Link (TDL) Operations and Management program support for ACC as well as service support to the MAJCOMs and Warfighting commands. The primary responsibility of A3CJ as the TDLOMO is to provide ACC/A3 with one organization to address cross platform TDL operations and any resulting issues from platform implementation, operational TDL employment, and data link management with the goal of fostering interoperability, cross-domain integration, and enhancing the digital kill chain. AOCE provides A3CJ with Link 16 network design and management support services. The TDLOMO operates the Air Force Link 16 Network Design Facility with primary responsibility for the design, delivery and maintenance of Link 16 operational networks used by AF organizations worldwide for training, exercises, testing and contingency operations. As part of the responsibility to support timely net-centric operations, A3CJ represents the AF as lead command for TDL operations throughout the four phases of the Link 16 network management process (design, planning, initiation, and operation).
Acting as a subcontractor to BlueForce, AOCE will provide Management and Professional Services for the Air Combat Command (ACC) International Affairs Security Cooperation Division (ACC/IAS). The ACC/IAS Division is responsible for development, management, and execution of ACC managed Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases, as well as management of ACC FMS case lines from FMS cases managed by Air Force agencies other than ACC. The ACC International Affairs Directorate (ACC/IA) manages ACC FMS cases and other International Partner engagements of interest to ACC.
Odyssey has chosen AOCE as their subcontractor to provide the Navy and Marine Corps Spectrum Center (NMSC) with essential technical support in the planning, retention, protection and effective use of electromagnetic spectrum resources in support operations to the Department of the Navy (DON). NMSC exercises management and control of electromagnetic spectrum matters for the DON. As delegated by the Operational Chain-of-Command, NMSC serves as the representative of the DON in Joint, Allied, National, and International meetings. NMSC also organizes, coordinates, formulates, and implements policies and procedures to support the DON’s interest in electromagnetic spectrum matters, worldwide.
Supporting GDIT as a sub, AOCE supports ACC/A8Y as Air Combat Command’s focal point for Unmanned Aerial System and High-Altitude ISR requirements including all aspects of managing RQ-4 Global Hawk modernization. Support services include assistance in management of all aspects of UAS and High-Altitude ISR systems; bed down planning; budgets and plans; CONOPS development; airspace management; regulatory guidance development; communications requirements and plans; contingency planning; and management oversight of operations, logistics, and other support activities to include support in planning and conduct of operational and developmental exercises and demonstrations.
AOCE has been awarded the contract to provide the Air Force Safety Center Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) to support studies, analysis, evaluation, engineering and technical services to the combatant commanders and major commands (MAJCOMs). The Air Force Safety Center provides proactive safety for the Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) mishap prevention program by supporting the Safety Investigation Boards (SIB) and investigating RPA mishaps and facilitating the safe expansion of RPA operations within the National Airspace System (NAS). Services include System Safety Engineering, MQ-1/9 expertise, Airspace/Air Traffic Control subject matter experts, Human Factors subject matter experts, RPA Maintenance subject matter experts and Research Analyst activities. The RPA Safety Branch is leading a pioneering effort to integrate RPA’s into the NAS and establish a DoD template. AOCE is supporting this effort of developing the safety case necessary to achieve FAA approval of Ground Based Sense and Avoid (GBSAA) as an alternative to “see and avoid”. The RPA Safety Branch’s effort is the flagship for DoD operations after Army & Navy/Marine experienced difficulties at two other locations. The AFSEC’s endeavor requires deep expertise in diverse areas to achieve a credible safety case that will withstand FAA scrutiny.
AOCE is a proud member of the MacB Team just awarded an indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract to provide management and professional support services to support and improve policy development, management, administration, and the operation of systems to meet Headquarters (HQ) Air Combat Command (ACC), HQ Air Force (HAF), Secretary of the Air Force (SAF) organizations, Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), and the Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) mission requirements throughout the Continental United States (CONUS) including Alaska and Hawaii, and outside CONUS (OCONUS). AOCE looks forward to working on the upcoming task orders with MacB!
AOCE is a proud member of the BlueForce LLC Team just awarded an indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract to provide management and professional support services to support and improve policy development, management, administration, and the operation of systems to meet Headquarters (HQ) Air Combat Command (ACC), HQ Air Force (HAF), Secretary of the Air Force (SAF) organizations, Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), and the Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) mission requirements throughout the Continental United States (CONUS) including Alaska and Hawaii, and outside CONUS (OCONUS). AOCE looks forward to working on the upcoming task orders with BlueForce LLC!
AOCE was awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) contract with the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in 2011 to provide Coaching, Consulting, Facilitation, and Customized Training Services. HRSA is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable. The Division of Workforce Development (DWD), now known as the HRSA Learning Institute was established in April 2010 to create a culture and climate of knowledge sharing, continuous learning, and professional development by providing services to support HRSA’s skilled workforce.
AOCE recently was awarded a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with the Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration to provide Coaching, Consulting, Facilitation and Customized Training Services. AOCE was also recently awarded a task order under that BPA to provide training entitled Managing Stakeholder Expectations and Relationships. The training will be delivered in Rockville, MD, Denver, CO and San Francisco, CA in two-day sessions. AOCE looks forward to supporting our newest customer on this and other task orders!
AOCE is a proud member of the Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) Team just awarded an indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide technical and analytical support for the US Air Force AF/A8 Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Programs, Directorate for Strategic Planning across a wide array of technical research and analysis activities. This IDIQ is a vehicle for recurring Plans and Programs, Strategic Planning projects, and other activities using the most up-to-date commercial technologies and practices available. Personnel supporting this IDIQ will provide on-site and surge support for development, refinement, and articulation of strategic planning-related issues. This support will provide AF/A8 with a full range of analytical, technical, and assistance services necessary to support the Air Force in developing strategic planning, programs and studies by producing comprehensive and effective documents, papers, studies, presentations, analytic scenarios, and modeling requirements. In addition, support will provide planning, programming, budgeting, operations, and associated conference and workshop support for senior leader and deputies working groups.