Sarkis Tatigian

(Navy photo by Juan P. Liriano)Sarkis Tatigian, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Associate Director for Department of the Navy Office of Small Business Programs, celebrates 75 years of federal service on Sept. 26, 2017 at the Washington Navy Yard. During Tatigian’s tenure, the Navy has awarded more than an estimated $100 billion to small businesses from fiscal years 1951-2017, based on inflation and wartime efforts. (U.S. Navy Photo by Juan P. Liriano/Released)

DoD’s longest-serving employee passes away after 77 years of service

Sarkis Tatigian joined the Navy in 1942. He’s been there ever since, until his death this week at the age of 96. Read about him and other Defense news…

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(Navy photo by Juan P. Liriano)Sarkis Tatigian, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Associate Director for Department of the Navy Office of Small Business Programs, celebrates 75 years of federal service on Sept. 26, 2017 at the Washington Navy Yard. During Tatigian’s tenure, the Navy has awarded more than an estimated $100 billion to small businesses from fiscal years 1951-2017, based on inflation and wartime efforts. (U.S. Navy Photo by Juan P. Liriano/Released)

DoD’s longest-serving employee marks 75 years in government

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