Department of Defense (DoD

Pre-Award Tips for Potential Government Contractors

Have you ever wondered what advice a Contracting Officer would give you? Carter Merkle, of Oklahoma’s Bid Assistance Network, shares the following Pre-award tips provided at a briefing by Tinker Air Force Base. Taking these to heart can help you … Continued

Selling to the Defense Commissary Agency

By Beth White, Iowa PTAC The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) – the “Other Defense Agency” Did you know that there is a “littler known” agency within the Department of Defense that provides food and other household products for military families, … Continued

What is a National Stock Number (NSN)?

By Gordon Bonnes, Iowa PTAC Do you know what a National Stock Number (NSN) is? It’s a part number for a Department of Defense item that they buy a lot of. To understand it, let’s starts with a solicitation, and … Continued