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Navy turns to strategic sourcing to cut conference spending

The Navy made blanket purchase agreement awards to 17 firms -- all of them small businesses -- in an attempt to take a strategic sourcing approach to the way the Navy and Marine Corps plan and pay for their conferences. The Navy wants the BPAs, which run through 2017, to become a turnkey solution for all of its conference planning.

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Aug 20, 2014 Close Change YTD
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L 2050 14.8797 0.01 3.92%
G Fund 14.5005 0.00 1.36%
F Fund 16.4943 -0.01 4.17%
C Fund 26.0119 0.07 5.71%
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I Fund 26.1532 -0.06 3.01%
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