U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Public Affairs Office
810 Schreider Street
Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5000
Deputy Public Affairs Officer
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
For Immediate Release – March 25, 2010
The United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) is proud to announce the recipient of the contract award to support the Fort Detrick Business Development Office is Beacon Associates, Inc.
Beacon Associates, Inc. is an award winning Woman-Owned Small Business and Small Business Administration Certified 8(a) firm based in Maryland whose core competencies include, but are not limited to Support Services, Organizational Effectiveness and Information Technology. Beacon Associates, Inc. is eager to provide professional, scientific and technical support services to the USAMRMC, Fort Detrick Installation, its mission partners, the business community, industry and academia.
The United States Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity, the acquisition support arm of the USAMRMC, is responsible for the award of this contract, with input provided by the USAMRMC and Fort Detrick Office of Small Business Programs.
The Fort Detrick Business Development Office is an integral component of the USAMRMC and Fort Detrick installation. In the contractor-support role, the Fort Detrick Business Development Office provides a unique service which assists government and military personnel in their market research efforts. Prospective and current contractors can also benefit from the services offered by the FDBDO as they identify and compete for relevant procurements which coincide with the government's interest.