June 2012

Federal Procurement Data System: A valuable tool for small business

Nashville, TN—Are you a small business looking for potential buyers of your company’s services or products or wanting to find potential teaming partners? Have you tried using the Federal Procurement Data System – Next Generation (FPDS-NG)?

Courage on the Battlefield and Home Front: Halfaker presents WWP George C. Lang Award to Ted and Sarah Wade

New York, NY – According to the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), over 45,000 members of our nation’s armed forces have been physically wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. Studies estimate that more than 300,000 will suffer the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury.

Enabling Long-Term Employment and Career Success for Veterans

Augusta, GA—According to the US Department of Labor, almost one-third of young veterans are unemployed. These veterans have risked their lives for our nation, and it should be our priority to help them find lasting careers. Halfaker is working toward this goal by helping to implement the Guard Apprenticeship Program Initiative (GAPI) and recently attended the 877th Engineer Company’s demobilization in December to provide assistance reviewing the soldiers’ resumes and registering with an employer partner network. 

Honoring Veterans: Halfaker Shines at Evening with the Stars

Visalia, CA— "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." -John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Connected by an unbreakable bond, CEO of Halfaker and Associates, Retired Captain Dawn Halfaker and Sergeant First Class Norberto “Norbie” Lara reunited in Norbie’s hometown in Central Valley, California for an “Evening with the Stars.” Presented by the Sierra Post 785 American Legion, the dinner event honored military service personnel from Tulare, Kings, and Fresno Counties, who “Served with Valor.”