CWU, Inc. (CWU) is Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business incorporated in the State of Florida that provides its government clients with critical staff augmentation support. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, CWU began operations in 2004 and is owned and managed by Charles & Susan Jenkins. Mr. Jenkins is a retired U.S. Army Special Forces Veteran, who is the majority shareholder and CWU’s qualifying disabled veteran. The company is a prime contractor on Navy Seaport-e and the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command’s Defense Language Interpretation and Translation Enterprise II multi-award task order contract.


Presently, CWU employees 928 full-time and part-time personnel worldwide from its headquarters in Tampa, Florida and satellite offices in Mainz, Germany; Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Fort Meade, MD; San Antonio, TX; Bordentown, NJ; as well as Augusta and Savannah, GA. Since 2004, CWU has been awarded more than 100 prime contracts and task orders providing the government critical staff augmentation support with tailored program management support, special operations and intelligence analysts, foreign language speakers (CAT I-III), cultural awareness subject matter experts, acquisition support personnel, training instructors, observer controllers, and role players (emergency management, mass casualty, CONOPS pre/post deployment). The company currently supports and has provided service, CONUS and OCONUS, to the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, NATO, and the National Guard Bureau. During this period, CWU has supported more than 90 federal agencies and more than 125,000 government and law enforcement personnel.


CWU’s senior management team has direct experience in semi-permissive environments such as Iraq and Afghanistan, providing support to Multi-National Forces-Iraq, Multinational Corps-Iraq, International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Afghanistan, and the U.S. Department of State. It has established rear area infrastructure in place to support forward operations throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. CWU has worldwide experience conducting staffing support operations to include recruiting, testing, and hiring personnel; verifying personnel identification, conducting background checks, obtaining passports, visas and country clearances; coordinating travel, lodging, and rental vehicles in support of large-scale government contracts.


Since 2004, CWU has served the following government clients:

  1. US Department of Defense (DOD) & Office of Undersecretary of Defense (OUSD-P)
  2. US Department of State (DOS)
  3. US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  4. US Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM)
  5. Multinational Forces-Iraq (MNF-I) & Multinational Corps-Iraq (MNC-I)
  6. Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI)
  7. US Army Reserve Component – Civil Affairs and MISO
  8. Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) - Glynco, GA
  9. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  10. Stennis Space Center
  11. U.S. Forestry Service
  12. Bureau of Prisons
  13. The National Guard Bureau (NGB)

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