November 6, 2015 - SDS To Provide Executive Support to the Headquarters Air National Guard

SDS International (SDS) has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide executive support for the Air National Guard (ANG) Director and Deputy Director. For this contract SDS provides: Executive Planning; Website Management; Staff Support; and, Executive Analyst/Long Range Planning support to the Director ANG (DANG), Deputy Director ANG (DDANG), Executive Director ANG (EDANG), and the ANG Command Chief.

The scope of services
includes being the lead planner for the ANG
providing executive services consisting of
event planning, protocol, executive analyst
support, and transportation/logistics support,
primarily for the DANG, DDANG,
EDANG, Command Chief, ANG Readiness Center, and to all other General/Flag officers and Senior Executive Services personnel on the ANG staff and their distinguished visitors. SDS will be the lead planner and will coordinate the conduct of advance market research to identify potential locations, perform site surveys to evaluate the most cost effective and efficient location; negotiate best values within budget for respective conference requirements and enhancements, generate letters of intent for coordination and signature by Chief of Executive services to solidify conference arrangements. SDS will also coordinate logistical arrangements to include: audio-visual support, meeting space requirements, attendee lodging, banquet/break options and transportation requirements.

SDS will act as the principle advisor for executive level guidance to the ANG strategic and long-range planning processes ensuring integration into the Defense Planning Guidance and Air Force long range plans. Deliverable products include alternative courses of action, vision and strategic environment analyses associated with ANG strategic and long-range planning documents. SDS will advise the DANG, DDANG, and EDANG on communications with the National Guard Bureau, USAF, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Secretary of the Air Force, Headquarters Air Force, Air Force Major Commands, State Adjutant Generals, and men and women of the ANG. SDS will assist the ANG in the development of strategies on meeting current mission challenges and developing of consistency for the future of the ANG and assists with the preparation of senior ANG leaders for Congressional testimony.

SDS is a service disabled veteran-owned small business providing a broad range of services to government and commercial clients worldwide. Core competencies include Education and Training, Test and Evaluation, Engineering and Technical Services, and PC-Based Training and Simulation Products.

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