SOS International LLC (SOSi) of Reston, VA announced on May 22 its award of a five-year, $17 million contract by the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide Facilities Management and Maintenance Support Services to the United States Central Command (CENTCOM). Work will be performed at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, and MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
SOSi will provide long-range logistics and asset management, lodging management and billeting, facilities maintenance and repair services, engineering services and project management, emergency response planning and facilities help desk support.
“SOSi has been steadily expanding its footprint in the overseas operations and maintenance market,” said Julian Setian, SOSi president & CEO. “We look forward to supporting CENTCOM’s critical operations throughout the Middle East.”
SOSi is the largest family-owned and operated business in the defense and government services industry. It has been providing critical mission support to the U.S. military in the Middle East for the past 15 years. The company’s diverse business portfolio includes operations and maintenance, logistics and life support services, medical and training support, and advanced systems engineering.
The CENTCOM program will be overseen by Lieutenant General (U.S. Army Ret) Frank Helmick, former commander of XVIII Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg, N.C. and current SOSi senior vice president for mission solutions, and Major General (U.S. Army Ret) Ken Dowd, former director of Logistics at CENTCOM and director of operations at the Defense Logistics Agency.