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Tyonek Awarded $9.8M Air Force Space Command Contract

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Tyonek Awarded $9.8M Air Force Space Command Contract

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MADISON, Ala., Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyonek Global Services, LLC, a subsidiary of Tyonek Services Group, Inc. (TSG) and Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC), has been awarded a contract by the Air Force Space Command to continue to provide formal cyber operations training, course development, and essential capabilities for the 39th Information Operations Squadron (39 IOS). The 39 IOS is the U.S. Air Force's premier information operations and cyber operations training unit, providing Cyber Weapon Systems Initial Qualification Training (IQT) for Air Force Space Command, Air Forces Cyber and US Cyber Command.

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"We are excited to continue our partnership with the Air Force Space Command in support of their cyber initiatives," said Doug Baker, Vice President, TSG. "Preparing our warfighters for the challenges of combatting cyber threats is one of Tyonek's core strengths and we are proud of the work we are doing in support of the Air Force mission."

As the Prime Contractor for this $9.8 Million contract award, Tyonek and its subcontractor, Booz Allen Hamilton, will employ 71 employees and will provide instructors, course developers, student mission training systems administrators, network system administrators, and hardware/infrastructure maintenance services.

Tyonek employees, augmenting the current Government staff, will train approximately 1200 students per year at Hurlburt Field, Florida and Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA), Texas.

About Tyonek Native Corporation

Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC) is the parent company to a variety of subsidiary businesses in industries including ISO 9000 Certified defense manufacturing and engineering, aircraft maintenance, information technology services, land and resource development, and construction. The company owns and manages over 200,000 acres of land, primarily on the West side of Cook Inlet in South Central Alaska.

An Alaska Native Corporation formed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA), the company is governed by a board of nine directors and a management team who are accountable to a community of more than 900 shareholders.

The corporation's headquarters is in Anchorage, Alaska, with offices in Madison, Alabama, and subsidiary facilities located throughout the continental United States. For more information, visit www.tyonek.com.

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