OPM awards contracts OPM awards contracts

The Office of Personnel Management tapped U.S. Investigative Services of Falls Church, Va., to provide back-office and administrative support for agency officials who perform background investigations on potential government employees and contractors.

The agency also awarded contracts to five firms that will assist the agency in performing the background checks.

The USIS contract will run through Sept. 30, 2010, and has a maximum value of $260 million.

For background checks, each contract runs through Sept. 30, 2007, and combined could be worth $2.3 billion.

OPM granted the contracts to CACI International Corp. of Chantilly, Va., Kroll Government Services Inc. of New York, OMNIPLEX World Services Corp. of Chantilly, Va., Systems Application and Technologies Inc. of Landover, Md., and USIS. 'Jason Miller and Rob Thormeyer

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