National Guard Bureau Awards $80 million Engineering Services Contract to MacDonald-Bedford LLC

Alameda, California (EastBayDaily) — The Department of Defense, National Guard Bureau (NGB) has awarded a five-year, $80 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide Professional and Administrative Support Services (PASS), particularly Schedule I Engineering Services, to MacDonald-Bedford LLC, along with its esteemed subcontractor, J. M. Waller Associates, Inc. (JMWA®). MacDonald-Bedford (M-B) will manage the PASS I contract from its new branch office in Denver.

M-B and JMWA will provide support to the NGB and other Department of Defense entities including the Air National Guard and Army National Guard via the PASS I contract. The objective of the PASS I contract is to provide Engineering Services to the National Guard mission nationwide, at Major Command, Base, Post, or State office levels in the 54 states and territories and the District of Columbia. The M-B/JMWA Team will staff a full range of engineering services (non-personal services) to support programs with disciplines consistent with NGB roles and responsibilities. These services include cartography, construction inspection, drafting/Cad, energy consultation, engineering, environmental technology, program and project management, real property management, surveying and training/facilitation.

Mr. Michael R. Pampalone, PE, PMP, LEED AP, who was instrumental in securing this contract, states “As veteran-owned companies, we understand the important role that engineering plays in supporting operational mission effectiveness, and we are excited to be awarded this opportunity to provide these services to the men and women of the National Guard.”

M-B is proud to be partnered with JMWA on this contract. JMWA® is an award-winning Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business providing environmental, facilities and logistics consulting services to federal, state, municipal and commercial clients. JMWA President and Chairman of the Board Charles, W. Scott, RA, RID, PMP, REM, CFM, said “We are proud of the opportunity to enhance mission capabilities throughout the Army and Air National Guard, bringing our extensive IDIQ experience with integrated engineering and environmental skills for long-term support for all PASS I endeavors.”

MacDonald-Bedford is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that provides professional Architectural, Engineering, Environmental, and Construction Management and consulting services. Founded in 2002, M-B is comprised of highly-capable professionals who have considerable experience working in both the private and public sectors throughout the U.S. and abroad.

As the contractors for this effort, the M-B/JMWA Team believes that its job is “to provide excellent support by providing ‘the right expertise at the right place at the right time’, assisting the NGB in its role to be Always Ready, Always There.”


Susan Bedford