Keith Webster Keith Webster
President, Defense and Aerospace Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
President, Federal Acquisition Council, Cyber, Space and National Security Policy Division, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce


April 27, 2020



Below are some helpful items for your teams:

· FEMA fact sheet: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Addressing PPE Needs in Non-Healthcare Setting

· CIO COVID-19 website:

· USD(I) is closely monitoring the security challenges posed by the pandemic and stands ready to assist industry. To that end, DoD has approved a number of companies to provide fingerprint services to the MilDeps, Agencies, and Industry. OUSDI&S learned that FieldPrint is the largest of the vendors with more than 1300 locations across the United States and its territories. We encourage everyone to go through the list of approved vendors (please email Katie Levantovscaia at for the list) to see which one best meets their needs. Also attached is the USD(I) memo on fingerprints guidance.

· DLA hosts monthly webinars to educate small businesses and others about DLA's mission and opportunities to participate in contracts. The next DLA webinar is scheduled for May 13 at 2:00pm Eastern Time, and folks can register by sending an email to You can find this and the schedule for future webinars at and click on the calendar, which is on the left-hand side of the page. For a video about opportunities with DLA, visit

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Keith Webster

Keith Webster

Keith Webster, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Defense and Aerospace Council, guides the focus of the council to strengthen the U.S. defense and aerospace industries by influencing domestic and international policy on behalf of its members.

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