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Capstone Member of Winning Team to Provide Casualty Support Services for U.S. Army

Friday, 24 June 2011 12:54

On June 24, the Army awarded a Contract to National Sourcing, Inc. (NSI) to provide casualty support services in support of the Army Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Operations Center located in the Human Resources Command, Ft Knox, Kentucky.

Capstone, as a subcontractor, will assist and support Army families in an emotional time of bereavement, as well as provide training and resources to all soldiers serving in Casualty Assistance, Notification, or Army Representative capacities. Capstone will also assist with coordination of casualty assistance for the Primary Next of Kin (PNOK); prepare travel orders for Next of Kin (NOK) of soldiers listed as Very Seriously Injured (VSI), Seriously Injured/Ill (SI); verify payment of death gratuities; coordinate for and assist Colonel-level briefer for family briefings to PNOK when soldier has deceased; assist with preparation and review of Letters of Condolence for the Secretary of the Army and Army Chief-of-Staff signatures; and training and support to casualty and mortuary affairs personnel using the Defense Casualty Information Processing System (DCIPS). Mike Harris, Director of Training and Administrative Services, will manage this contract.