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The Roosevelt Group’s Kathleen Ferguson Featured in Air Force Magazine’s “The Long Road to BRAC”   Even before the last round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) was completed, the Pentagon had already started asking for another. According to Defense Department and Air Force estimates, the military services own and must operate much more infrastructure than

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WASHINGTON – The Roosevelt Group, a government affairs, business development and strategic advocacy firm with an emphasis on defense and homeland security, announced today that Colonel Kevin M. Felix (USA-RET) has joined the firm as a full-time senior advisor. Colonel Felix will work closely with existing and future Roosevelt Group clients to enhance their understanding

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NORMAN — Bus loads of veterans, motorcycle groups, car clubs and large military transports are some of the participants coming to this year’s Veterans Parade in Norman. In celebration of the holiday Monday, the Saturday parade will start at the First Baptists Church and end at the Cleveland County Veterans Memorial in the southwest corner

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Comments Off on Military bases, defense contracts, retirees bring $8.7 billion to Louisiana economy, study says

The military presence and defense contracts pumped more than $8.7 billion into the Louisiana economy during the 2012 fiscal year, with almost one third of the money tied to bases and activities in the New Orleans area, according to a summary of a long-sought economic impact analysis commissioned by the state. About 82,700 Louisiana jobs

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WASHINGTON – The Roosevelt Group, a government affairs consulting and strategic advocacy firm with an emphasis on defense and homeland security, announced today that Lieutenant General (Ret.) Harry M. “Bud” Wyatt has joined the firm as a senior advisor. Gen Wyatt will play a major role with Roosevelt Group clients, including states and municipalities that

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Washington — It didn’t take long for top staffers of former Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle to land new jobs at Washington lobbying firms. Former Chief of Staff Tim Drumm began work Jan. 4 – the day after Buerkle left office – at The Roosevelt Group. The Capitol Hill firm specializes in defense, homeland security and

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Comments Off on The Roosevelt Group to Represent MassDevelopment: Firm Also Renews Contract with Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance

The Roosevelt Group has been selected to represent MassDevelopment on matters involving the Commonwealth’s military installations and missions. Massachusetts is home to six military bases – Hanscom Air Force Base , Westover Air Reserve Base, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Fort Devens, the U.S. Army’s Natick Soldier Systems Center, and the joint base Massachusetts Military

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Major General (Ret.) Thomas P. Maguire joins The Roosevelt Group as senior advisor. General Maguire was the senior military official in New York State on September 11, 2001 and guided the New York National Guard response to the attacks.

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Comments Off on Introducing The Roosevelt Group: Washington’s New One-Stop Shop for Defense and Homeland Security Consulting, Advocacy

The Roosevelt Group, a new one-stop shop for government affairs consulting and advocacy client services, with an emphasis on defense and homeland security, has opened its doors in Washington. John Simmons, Christopher Goode and Bert Steele are the founding partners of The Roosevelt Group. With 55 years of combined congressional and uniformed military service, they

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Comments Off on BRAC or No BRAC, Get to Know Your Base Now

Miami — In the face of looming defense budget cuts and the possibility of one or more base closure rounds, states and communities attempting to support their local installations can employ of variety of strategies to minimize adverse impacts while potentially positioning themselves to gain additional missions. The most critical step a community can take

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