Luke & Associates Earn Military Medical Services Contract
By Space Coast Daily // May 19, 2014
new contract valued initially at $20 million
BREVARD COUNTY • ROCKLEDGE, FLORIDA – Luke & Associates, Inc. (Luke), a leading provider of medical and clinical services for the U.S. military, announced today the award of a contract to provide medical services at the Ft. Bliss Continental United States (CONUS) Replacement Center (CRC).
Luke will medically assess personnel to ensure readiness for deployment and redeployment. This is a new contract which was awarded under full and open competition and is valued initially at $20 million.
The Ft. Bliss CRC is a consolidation of operations of four replacement centers into a single CRC.
The overall mission of the Ft. Bliss CRC is to perform soldier readiness processing consisting of several different examinations, evaluations and interviews for service members, civilians and contractors prior to deployment or redeployment. In addition to medical assessments, deployers will undergo classes and training depending on where they will be deploying.
“This is a very important contract,” said Jim Barfield, Luke’s President and CEO.
“We will exam and assess soldiers and support personnel to ensure that they meet the specific medical standards for deployment or redeployment. We expect the award of similar contracts in the near future.”
LUKE AMONG LARGEST GOVERNMENT MEDICAL CARE PROVIDERS
Luke’s business is founded on our beliefs and principles: To provide committed professionals to support U.S. Government and commercial customers; to do everything possible to deliver customer value in a continually changing business environment; and to transform our passion for people into a business serving clients.
Since 2004, Luke has provided healthcare services in 37 states and four countries and is now recognized as one of the largest government contractors providing direct medical care and clinical support, advisory and assistance services, technical services, staff augmentation and information management.
Luke currently operates contracts with the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, VA, and other organizations.
“We are dedicated to providing high quality professional services in support of our military,” said Barfield.