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Colonel John D. Thomas
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The Defense Studies Institute (DSI) is a professional education professional education institution that promotes understanding of the defense industry, national security issues, and the defense contracting  and acquisition process.  DSI helps to match Government requirements with the technical capabilities, products, and services of private industry.  

​​Educational Conferences and Symposiums:

Defense Studies Institute provides government contracting support for small businesses.  DSI hosts educational and business conferences for the Department of Defense (DoD), federal government agencies, and government contractors. 

DSI's experienced staff orchestrates and manages educational government symposiums, conferences, workshops, and technology expositions.  DSI also features DoD subject matter experts who share ​their knowledge and insight with conference participants.

Government ​Contracting Guidebooks:

DSI publishes helpful guidebooks regarding various aspects of government contracting.  Our guidebooks are easy-to-read tutorials that will help your company get started with government contracting and then grow your volume of business with the government.  DSI's guidebooks are specifically focused on doing business with:

  • Department of Defense (DoD)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • General Services Administration (GSA)
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)