The US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA) has awarded a $31m contract extension to Engility Holdings to improve psychological health (PH) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) programmes that provide care to service members, veterans and their families.
The contract was awarded for the Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) for PH and TBI. This three-year extension is a cost plus fixed fee contract which was awarded under the TRICARE Evaluation, Analysis and Management Support (TEAMS) IDIQ.
The programme is aimed at preventing, reducing and treat the effects of traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury of veterans and their families.
It also aims to enhance the research efforts to improve the detection and treatment of PH/TBI.
Under the contract, Engility will provide technical assistance to support DCoE's programme improvement efforts, which is designed to establish, prioritise, assesses and document results related to DOD PH and TBI programmes.
The company will also be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive, standardised infrastructure for systematic, evidence-based evaluation activities.
Engility president Tony Smeraglinolo said: "Engility is honoured to support DCoE and the important work it is performing on behalf of this nation's veterans, service members and their families.
"The men and women of Engility who are supporting this mission are passionate about DCoE's work to devise sustainable solutions that will help make a lasting impact on the care available to our military and their families."
Engility is a government services provider that delivers highly skilled personnel, technical consulting and business support services.