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U.S. Department of Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration Renews WSI Contracts

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida – Wackenhut Services, Incorporated (WSI) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have selected WSI for award of the Oak Ridge Complex Protective Services Contracts. These contracts provide for the security support services for the 33,725 acre Oak Ridge Reservation including the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the East Tennessee Technology Park, the Federal Office Building Complex and the Y-12 National Security Complex.
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“We want to thank the U.S. Department of Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration officials for their support and confidence,” said WSI President and CEO David Foley. “We are very proud of the job that we have done to protect Oak Ridge and look forward to continuing to serve DOE & NNSA and to provide security for this critical national defense installation.”

WSI’s highly trained, para-military, Security Police Officers provide unparalleled levels of protection to DOE and NNSA personnel and facilities. Foley praised WSI employees as the key to the company’s success in winning the Oak Ridge contract. “We have an exceptional group of men and women at our site. Our security officers and other support employees are the most thoroughly trained and the best in the business. Their outstanding past performance has been the driving force in the success of WSI’s service to the DOE and NNSA,” said Foley.

Additionally, WSI secures the 900,000 acre Nevada Test Site, one of the largest restricted areas in the U.S., housing some of the nation’s more critical assets. At the Savannah River Site, WSI provides protective force and associated support services at the 310 square mile site bordering on the Savannah River.

The Oak Ridge contracts cover a five-year period and have an estimated value of $549 million.