General Dynamics Information Technology

Congratulations to our clients and friends at General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) for their recent $44M contract win supporting the Defense Health Agency (DHA) through traumatic brain injury (TBI) research.


Continuing Support for Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center 


Since 2014, GDIT has provided research and analysis supporting DHA’s Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC). The contract win will allow GDIT to continue to conduct research on TBI, diagnostic, treatment, rehabilitation methods and the effect of repetitive exposure to sub-concussive blasts from weapons for the next 18 months. This includes supporting 21 sites, including military treatment facilities, major trauma rehabilitation sites within the Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and DHA headquarters located in Fairfax, Virginia. 


“We are excited to continue this journey and advance new discoveries on behalf of America’s wounded warriors, their families and anyone suffering from this type of injury,” said Vice President Kamal Narang, head of GDIT’s Health Sector. 


GDIT will continue to assist in the development of the pathway of care for TBI patients through data collection, analysis and the measurement of health outcomes. GDIT will also develop educational material and assist in the training of clinical providers for the treatment of TBI. 


See the full press release here. 


Market Connections has the privilege of working with some of the brightest and most innovative minds in the federal contracting community. Our clients, partners and colleagues are regularly recognized as the best in the business and this year is no different. The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber) and the Professional Services Council (PSC) recently announced the finalists for the 2017 Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™ and we’re pleased to see current and past clients among those being honored.

Special congratulations to nominees Mantech, Siemans, and General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) including Dan Johnson, EVP, GDIT for his nomination as Executive of the Year. Market Connections appreciates its long- time relationship with GDIT and looks forward continuing to work together to meet their business needs.

As a small, woman-owned business, we’d also like to recognize some of the rising stars in the contracting community. We understand what it is like to work and compete among large, multi-national corporations. For their leadership, innovation and commitment to the excellence, the following companies have been nominated for “Contractor of the Year (Up to $25 million) ”:

  • Advanced Concepts and Technologies International
  • Evans Incorporated
  • Highlight Technologies
  • Ingenicomm, Inc.
  • Spear, Inc.
  • The Tauri Group

For over 20 years, Market Connections is committed to helping the government contracting community better reach and serve the federal government. We have learned by watching the best and thank wish all our clients and partners who have been nominated the best of luck on November 2. For a full listing of nominees, please visit:

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