Tyonek Awarded $9M Air Force Space Command Contract
MADISON, Ala., Mar. 13, 2017 – Tyonek Global Services, LLC, a subsidiary of Tyonek Services Group, Inc. (TSG) and Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC), has been awarded a contract by the Air Force Space Command to provide formal cyber operations training, course development, and essential capabilities for the 39th Information Operations Squadron (39 IOS). The 39th IOS is the U.S. Air Force’s premier information operations and cyber operations training unit, providing Cyber Weapon Systems Initial Qualification Training (IQT) for Air Force Space Command, Air Forces Cyber and US Cyber Command.
“We are excited for the opportunity to support the Air Force Space Command with our extensive expertise and experience in cyber training and course development,” said Steve Adlich, President, TSG. “Cyber is a critical battlespace for the future. This award positions Tyonek for continued expansion of our customer relationships on key cyber programs.”
As the Prime Contractor for this $9 Million contract award, Tyonek and its subcontractor, Booz Allen Hamilton, will employ 50 new employees. Tyonek will provide instructors, course developers, student mission training systems administrators, network system administrators, and hardware/infrastructure maintenance services.
Tyonek employees, augmenting the current Government staff, will train between 1000 to 3000 students per year at Hurlburt Field, Florida and Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA), Texas.
About Tyonek Native Corporation
Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC) is the parent company to a variety of subsidiary businesses in industries including ISO 9000 Certified defense manufacturing and engineering, aircraft maintenance, information technology services, land and resource development, and construction. The company owns and manages over 200,000 acres of land, primarily on the West side of Cook Inlet in South Central Alaska.
An Alaska Native Corporation formed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA), the company is governed by a board of nine directors and a management team who are accountable to a community of more than 900 shareholders.
The corporation’s headquarters is in Anchorage, Alaska, with offices in Madison, Alabama, and subsidiary facilities located throughout the continental United States. For more information, visit www.tyonek.com.
Contact: Stephanie Deemer