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Help Halfaker and Associates, LLC, J. M. Waller Associates, Inc. and tripol-E support the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) by joining in this year’s third annual Run Around the Lake on October 18th, 2009.  The 4.7 mile run around Burke Lake will begin at 8:00 am and is open to competitive runners as well as those looking to support our nation’s heroes while enjoying the outdoors.

Halfaker participated in the 5th Annual National Veteran Small Business Conference from July 20th-23rd in Las Vegas, Nevada to help build business opportunities for our Nation’s Veterans.  The conference provided an excellent educational forum on Federal Government contracting opportunities for the over 3,200 attendees.  Additionally, conference attendees had the unique and valuable opportunity to network with numerous federal agencies and large businesses participating in the conference.  Many of the participating federal officials and business representatives sought to iden

Washington, D.C. – On July 16th, 2009 Halfaker's CEO, Dawn Halfaker, provided a statement on behalf of the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to the House Committee on Veterans Affairs (VA). The hearing was held by the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs’ Chairman John Hall, Health Subcommittee Chairman Michaud, and the ranking members, Mr. Lamborn and Mr. Brown. The hearing was held to address and explore the unique issues affecting women Veterans and ensure equitable services for the nation’s women patriots after they separate from service.

Halfaker's Director of Contracts and Operations, Mike King, is set to participate in his sixth annual Maryland Multiple Sclerosis (MS) bike ride with the Lockheed Martin Team to help raise money for the MS Society.  The Lockheed Martin team has participated in the event since 2001 and has raised over $200,000 in donations for the National MS Society. The 2009 ride, the “Chesapeake Challenge,” will take place from June 13-14, 2009 at Washington College in Chestertown, MD.

Halfaker proudly donated in support of the American Veterans Center and the 2009 National Memorial Day Parade.  The National Memorial Day Parade is the nation’s largest Memorial Day event and convenes in Washington, DC at 2:00PM on May 25th, 2009 to honor our heroes who have worn the uniform in service to the United States from the American Revolution to Operation Iraqi Freedom.  The parade will proceed along Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Streets, NW.  Over the past four years, the National Memorial Day parade has hosted well over one million patriotic spectators who h

Halfaker's CEO, Dawn Halfaker, participated in the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs roundtable on May 20, 2009 to help enhance services to the country’s 1.8 million women veterans.

Halfaker was recognized on May 1st as a winner for the 2009 Most Valuable Employer for Military by CivilianJobs.com.  The Most Valuable Employers were recognized in the month of May to help honor Armed Forces Day, May 16th, 2009.

Halfaker's CEO, Dawn Halfaker, has been appointed to the Humana Military Healthcare Services Advisory Board.  Dawn hopes to contribute to Humana’s mission of service to American military personnel by providing guidance, insight and leadership based on her service to the country and experiences as a medically retired veteran.

On May 5, 2009, Halfaker's CEO, Dawn Halfaker, delivered a keynote address at the 2009 Spring Department of Defense Procurement Conference in Orlando, FL to convey the importance of the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program.  Dawn shared her compelling personal story of how she found a new purpose as a small business owner after being severely injured during a 2004 combat patrol in Iraq.  Establishing Halfaker has allowed Dawn to continue to support the mission, continue to serve, and stay connected to her soldiers and military family.

Jason Sigler, Halfaker's Director of Program Management, spoke at the Peace at Work web based seminar on Employers with Model Programs for the Reintegration of Veterans Back into the Workplace on April 24th, 2009.  Jason has been with Halfaker for over a year and heads the company’s Wounded Warrior Transition Program.  Program managers from Northrop Grumman and General Electric also spoke at the seminar and shared information on the success of their veterans’ recruitment and placement programs.