AFA awards $110 million in support service contracts

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air.force.academy.afaThe U.S. Air Force Academy awarded an Alaska-based contractor with more than $110 million in contracts to provide various support services.

The Academy announced Thursday that Aleut Facilities Support Services LLC of Anchorage had won the two five-year contracts. Both contracts were set aside for small businesses, according to a news release.

The first contract, fixed at $96 million, is to provide civil engineer support services to Academy personnel and students, which will include maintenance, repair, planning and property management, according to the release.

“We are pleased to have received this opportunity to serve the Air Force Academy and continue our longstanding presence there,” Sam Cole, president of Aleut Management Services, said in the release.

The second contract, fixed at $14.7 million, is for cadet support services, according to the release. Those services will include Cadet Wing Operations and the support of academic and athletic programs.

“We are honored to have this important role in helping the Air Force Academy perform its mission of building leaders of character, and to continue the role the Air Force Academy has in the community, the United States Air Force, and the nation,” Aleut Vice President James Ross said in the release.