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Vanquish Worldwide Announces Its Acquisition of Front Range Training and Consulting LLC

Posted on January 11, 2014 with No Comments

Vanquish Worldwide, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) dedicated to providing Government and commercial contractor services since 2007 has acquired Front Range Training and Consulting, LLC, a SDVOSB specialized in training and program support for Government and commercial clients.

MARYVILLE, Tenn.–()–Vanquish Worldwide is pleased to announce their recent acquisition of Front Range Training and Consulting LLC (FRTC). FRTC is a Colorado-based Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that was founded by Kevin Cooper, a retired U.S. Marine with considerable experience in the Force Reconnaissance and Diplomatic Security/Marine Security Guard (MSG) community. FRTC has been in business since October 2003, and has quickly and effectively demonstrated that it is a leader in the training industry. An example of FRTC’s dedication to supporting the security of this country is through the development and delivery of Programs of Instruction (POI) for the Department of State’s Anti-Terrorism Assistance (ATA) program.

Ongoing training initiatives include Unexploded Ordnance Technician 1 Certification, Tactical Life Saver Training, Law Enforcement Explosive Entry Technician (EET) Training, Advanced Armorer’s Training, and several Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T.) and Tactical Team Leader Development courses being delivered to numerous local, state, and federal law enforcement officers throughout the country. FRTC’s S.W.A.T. school has been used to stand up entire teams in New Mexico, South Dakota, and Nebraska, and is considered the preferred sustainment training vehicle for agencies in those and other states.

Additionally FRTC was selected as a sole source to Securitas USA, one of the world’s largest security providers, as the recipient of a long term contract providing high end weapons and tactical training to operators providing security to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) critical assets throughout the nation.

Cindy Cooper has assumed the position of Corporate Manager of Training and Educational Services for Vanquish Worldwide. Cindy has been the Vice President of Operations for FRTC for 10 years and has been instrumental in the growth of the company. She has been the Instructional System Design Team Lead which has produced thousands of hours of FRTC programs and coursework.

“I have been very impressed with Vanquish and quickly understood how Front Range would complement and support their customer strategy and direction. In today’s market, the opportunity to bring our teams together creates a tremendous advantage for both organizations,” Kevin Cooper, Vice President of Operations for Vanquish Worldwide, “I am confident that our customers will benefit from services offered by the expanded Vanquish Team.”

Both companies have a long history of growth and profitability, share similar philosophies, and a strong vision for future growth and diversity.

About Vanquish Worldwide

Vanquish offers significant experience working for the US Government and commercial sector from coast to coast in the US, in combat theaters, developing nations and austere environments. Vanquish is headquartered just outside of Greater Knoxville, TN, with offices in Seattle, Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii, North Carolina, South Carolina; as well as international offices in Afghanistan, Uganda, and Iraq. www.govanquish.com. Training programs and courses offered by FRTC can be found at www.frontrangetraining.com.

Vanquish/Front Range Training Company on the front page of Knoxville News Sentinel’s business section.

Posted on January 11, 2014 with No Comments

 

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Pearl Harbor Day 2013

Posted on December 7, 2013 with No Comments

December, 7th – National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

Some of our Vanquish staff who work in Oahu in support of the US Army Garrison-Hawaii will be in attendance at this morning’s ceremony at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. The ceremony location looks directly out to the USS Arizona Memorial.

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Vanquish Worldwide Awarded Second Option Year for US Central Command $983 Million Multiple Award IDIQ Contract

Posted on September 12, 2013 with No Comments

“I could not be more pleased with the job our employees have done to make the execution of this challenging contract successful. It is a true example of team work and the desire to successfully execute the US Government’s mission,” said Eric W. Barton, president and CEO of Vanquish Worldwide. Read full press release.

Maryville-Based Vanquish Worldwide, Inc. Promotes Aid Efforts after Oklahoma Tornado Disaster

Posted on May 29, 2013 with No Comments

Maryville, Tenn. — Vanquish Worldwide has teamed with D&S Delivery, Inc., and FedEx Ground to provide trucks transporting relief supplies for the donation drive supporting several storm-ravaged Oklahoma counties.

Following the recent Moore, Okla., tornado tragedy, Vanquish Worldwide, Inc., among numerous local businesses and churches donated goods and services for at-risk and foster children and families in devastated counties.

Aid materials will be distributed through the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. Sweet Sleep, a non-profit organization leading the relief efforts, organized a donation drive that was held May 24 to May 25. The donations ranged from sheets and pillows to new cribs. The drive will provide the immediate need items for these children and families.

Efforts both locally and nationally continue to grow in order to be a catalyst for a speedy recovery for the impacted region.

If you or your business would like to help or donate, please visit www.sweetsleep.org/donate.

Among many contracting services, Vanquish provides logistics/transportation services to governmental entities both domestically and overseas. The company is headquartered just outside of Greater Knoxville, Tenn., with offices in Afghanistan, Uganda, Iraq and the United States. www.govanquish.com

EPA Region 10 Enters Contract with Vanquish Worldwide

Posted on May 21, 2013 with No Comments

Vanquish Worldwide, a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), has been awarded a new, multi-million dollar federal contract to provide equipment management and warehouse services to the EPA Region 10 for emergency and counter-terrorism response vehicles and equipment. Read Full News Release from Security Today.

Vanquish Awarded Contract for EPA Region 10

Posted on May 21, 2013 with No Comments

5/15/2013 press release from the Blount Partnership Chamber of Commerce

Maryville, Tenn. – Maryville-based Vanquish Worldwide, a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing global support services to the U.S. Government and the commercial market sector, announced today its award of a new, multi-million dollar federal contract to provide equipment management and warehouse services to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 10 for emergency and counter-terrorism response vehicles and equipment. Vanquish provides Warehouse Managers and Equipment Technicians across three EPA warehouse facilities located in Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, and Anchorage, AK. The EPA Region 10 boundary includes the states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

Vanquish will provide a host of on-site services as part of the contract, including warehouse facilities operation and management, 24/7 emergency response equipment management, inventory control and asset tracking system management, and equipment maintenance. In addition, the contract involves a reporting component for supplying property reports, equipment readiness status, and equipment utilization reports for all stored vehicles and equipment.

“Our team looks forward to expanding Vanquish’s footprint of support for U.S. Government operations to the Pacific Northwest,” said Vanquish President and CEO Eric W. Barton. ”As a former US Marine Intelligence Officer I understand the critical nature and importance of emergency response programs.  Vanquish is excited to be part of the EPA’s rapid response mission.”  Barton and his team have successfully managed and overseen complex, multifaceted programs specializing in intelligence, security services, staffing, training, life support, and operational requirements in Hawaii, the Middle East and Africa.

The EPA’s rapid response contracting network was established to provide emergency capabilities to deal primarily with threats caused by oil and hazardous substance incidents. The network has evolved over the past few years to address the threat from terrorist attacks or incidents involving weapons of mass destruction. Vanquish supports the EPA’s 24/7 response capabilities by maintaining equipment and supplies in a continuous state of readiness so personnel can immediately respond to emergency or terrorism events and mitigate threats posed by the presence of hazardous materials that present imminent or substantial endangerment to human health or to the environment.

About Vanquish Worldwide
In addition to its U.S. contract work, Vanquish offers significant experience working in combat theaters and developing nations as well as austere environments. Services include construction, life support, manpower, security, logistics/transportation, vehicle maintenance and facility operations and maintenance.  Vanquish is headquartered just outside of Greater Knoxville, Tenn., with offices in Afghanistan, Uganda, Iraq and the United States.

www.govanquish.com

Maryville-Based Vanquish Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Contract for U.S. Bureau of Diplomatic Security in Iraq

Posted on February 14, 2013 with No Comments

Maryville, Tenn. – Maryville-based Vanquish Worldwide, a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing global support services to the U.S. government and the commercial market sector, announced today its award of a new, multi-million dollar federal contract to provide operations and maintenance support at the Basra International Airport to support aviation operations of the DoS Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) in Iraq.

The Bureau of Diplomatic Security is the security and law enforcement arm of the U.S. Department of State, responsible for providing a safe and secure environment for the conduct of U.S. foreign policy.

Vanquish will provide a host of on-site services as part of the contract, including training of contractor and host nation personnel, movement of personnel and equipment, contractor logistics support, HVAC, plumbing, construction, security, electrical system maintenance, waste management and other services.

In addition to the services provided, the contract involves a significant procurement component in supplying all of the necessary equipment and parts for the project.

“Our team looks forward to expanding Vanquish’s footprint of overseas support for U.S. government operations in Iraq,” said Vanquish President and CEO Eric W. Barton.

Barton and his team have successfully managed and overseen complex, multifaceted programs specializing in intelligence, security services, staffing, training, life support, and operational requirements in the Middle East and Africa.

Vanquish offers significant experience working in combat theaters and developing nations as well as austere environments. Services include construction, life support, manpower, security, logistics/transportation, and operations and maintenance.

Vanquish is headquartered just outside of Greater Knoxville, Tenn., with offices in Afghanistan, Uganda, Iraq and the United States. www.govanquish.com

Vanquish Worldwide Hosts the Boys and Girls Club

Posted on February 11, 2013 with No Comments

 

Fifteen excited kids got to watch the Lady Vols defeat Ole Miss on February 10, 2013 at Thompson Bowling Arena in style. Vanquish Worldwide of Maryville, TN, donated its basketball suite to the Boys and Girls Club of Blount County. Hot dogs and popcorn abounded and everyone had a great time!

The Boys & Girls Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the educational, vocational, and character development of boys and girls in a safe and caring environment.  The club offers a great opportunity for children to have fun and learn in after school programs and special events. Membership is open to boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 17 years. The club has grown into a five county service area in the Tennessee Valley and currently serves more than 5,800 members in 15 facilities.

The Boys & Girls Club mission “is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.”

“Giving back to the community is an important part of Vanquish’s success. This was a small gesture in comparison to the service that this organization brings to children throughout Tennessee”, said Eric W. Barton, President & CEO.

Vanquish Worldwide Awarded $4.5 Million Contract for Power Plant Overhauls

Posted on February 19, 2012 with No Comments

Knoxville, Tennessee – (January 30, 2012) The US Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Vanquish Worldwide, LLC a $4.5 million prime contract to provide power plant overhauls and reconditioning services for the Afghanistan National Army (ANA).  Vanquish Worldwide is testing, repairing and maintaining mission-critical services on power plants throughout Afghanistan.

“As we restore prime power, Vanquish Worldwide’s goal is not only to ensure the longevity of the machinery, but we want to also ensure and enhance the quality of life of the Afghan Army,” said Eric W. Barton, President and CEO of Vanquish Worldwide. “We are doing our part to help the government of Afghanistan achieve its goal of long-term security and stability by improving living conditions and providing the necessary skills to maintain troop morale and welfare.”

Vanquish Worldwide will provide maintenance support to ANA power plants consisting of Caterpillar and Cummins engines.  These facilities supply essential power-generation services for dining halls, lodging, and medical facilities, including Kandahar Regional Military Hospital.  Work on the power plants is expected to begin February 2012.  Through Vanquish’s regional and local partnerships, the company is able to offer low-cost solutions in the most remote locations.

Vanquish Worldwide provides all administration, security, logistics support and supply chain management necessary to ensure contractual compliance.  A key component to Vanquish Worldwide’s extraordinary success is a certified team of skilled mechanics. Together with their partners, Vanquish Worldwide has successfully provided power plant reconditioning and supply chain management in the Middle East and Afghanistan for over 11 years.

Vanquish Worldwide’s comprehensive DCAA-approved project management systems include Deltek GCS Premier, which is used to provide real time financial information to enable the successful execution of all projects.  The Vanquish Worldwide finance team is well-trained in the administration of cost plus, firm-fixed price, and time and material contract management.

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Vanquish Worldwide is located just outside of Knoxville, TN, with offices in Afghanistan, Uganda, and Iraq.  Since 2007, Vanquish Worldwide has offered logistics, construction, life support, manpower, security, vehicle maintenance, and transportation services.  The company has significant experience working in combat theaters and developing nations as well as other austere environments.  Vanquish Worldwide is a CVE verified service-disabled veteran owned small business (SDVOSB).  For more information on Vanquish Worldwide, please call  (855) 468-2678 or visit http://www.govanquish.com.