LEARN HOW TO WIN AWARDS MORE OFTEN. #KEM’s Source Selection & Capture Training

Learn how to Win Awards More Often.  KEM’s training significantly increases awards for new work.  

KEM partners with our clients to shape their initial vision, business development, capture management, and proposal development processes.  Our work is proven.  Win Awards more often.

Innovation, Training & Business Management Consulting

reTHINKING THE RFP PROCESS…KEM has successfully developed and delivered Source Selection and Capture Process Training to multiple premier, global defense & aerospace industry leadership teams. KEM’s work is proven successful based on 35 years of U.S. Government acquisition experience plus several years of consulting during which we have participated in more than 20 major systems’ source selections.

Win Awards More Often.

KEM’s CEO, Ken Miller, working with a client on Capture Management Strategy

KEM knows the factors that win, lose and why to protest. BEING RIGHT IS NOT GOOD ENOUGH.

Our Source Selection & Capture Process Training emphasizes the keys to success, attributes of a good proposal & an overview of the contract discussion process with interactive lessons learned and team training exercises. A trusted advisor is key – KEM is the trusted advisor to aerospace, defense & supporting commercial missions globally.


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#KEM Supports Norwegian-American Defense Partnership: Seapower Conference Speaker, NADIC National Press Club & Ambassador Residence Reception Attendee

#KEM is a proud member of The Norwegian-American Defense Industry/Homeland Security Council (NADIC), endeavoring to support their purpose of strengthening relations between the United States and Norway by promoting their shared defense and homeland security capabilities.

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Lauren Durante Longwell and Ken Miller at #NADIC16

NADIC’s 4th Annual Norwegian American Defense Conference, The National Press Club on the 19th of May 2016:

#KEM supports A World in Change – US & Norway Partner Nations: a Source of Innovation at the highly successful 4th Annual #NADIC2016 Conference.

NADIC’s Norwegian-American Defense Conference Reception, Norwegian Ambassador’s Residence on the 19th of May 2016:


KEM’s Ken Miller proudly with Mr. Vidar M. Skjelstad, KONGSBERG Defense Systems

#KEM works to leverage aerospace and defense expertise and partnership to address joint priorities and challenges on critical platforms.

Kongsberg’s 4th Annual Seapower Conference, Kongsberg Defense Systems on 20th of May 2016:

#KEM is honored to be a speaker with ADM John Nathman (ret.) presenting on the “State of the U.S. Navy from a Requirements & Acquisitions Perspective”.

Both U.S. DEPSECDEF Mr. Robert Work & Norwegian Deputy Defense Minister Mr. Øystein Bø offered insightful remarks at #NADIC16:

#KEM strives to help our clients get their world class capabilities into the hands of the warfighter quickly to combat challenges posed by the 360 degree threats environment.

#KEM proud to have our logo with Mr. Robert Work, Deputy Secretary of Defense U.S. & Mr. Oystein Bo, Deputy Defence Minster, Norwegian Ministry of Defense

#KEM Honors Contributions of African Americans in #DoD by Expanding #STEM Opportunities with Intern Program

National Black History Month

#KEM takes a moment to reflect and give honor all the African Americans who have contributed and sacrificed to keeping our country safe.  We owe much gratitude to those who continue to work to ensure our country remains safe in dynamic times.

Honoring African Americans in DoD African Americans DOD

#KEM honors the contributions of African Americans in #DoD by supporting and expanding #STEM education programs as a key factor for our country to maintain its innovative and global leadership.

For four years #KEM has run a summer Intern Program focused on developing future innovators.  Our interns work on robust, real-world Aerospace and Defense media, research and analysis, and competitive intelligence projects.

KEM Intern Program

A key tenant to the #KEM intern program is to motivate students to pursue degrees and careers in #STEM to continue the legacy of our founder and CEO, Ken Miller, who started as an Aerospace Engineering Major at Mississippi State University then served over 35 years in the U.S. Government and now runs our recognized global Defense and Aerospace consulting practice.

KEM Intern Highlight

We are very proud of all our interns and their successes.

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Ken Miller (CEO) and Cameron Holmes (Intern) KEM and Associates LLC

One of our talented young professionals, Cameron Holmes, has interned for multiple years demonstrating himself as a dynamic, smart, and capable #KEM team member.  Each summer he continues to gain new skills, explore our capabilities, and connect with our corporate and industry leaders.  His work has been integral in building our new KEM marketing content and platforms, best practice and training repository, and competitive intelligence tracking.  Today, Cameron is a graduate of Mount Saint Joseph High School in Baltimore and now attends Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio majoring in Biomedical Engineering in the Biomechanics Track.


#KEM truly believes our interns like Cameron Holmes will change the world so we remain committed to honoring the contributions of African Americans in #DoD by continuing to expand #STEM education opportunities through the #KEM intern program.