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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.

This is a combined synopsis / solicitation for commercial items provided in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6 and FAR Part 13 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. Solicitation W912LN10T0012 is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ) and incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 05-39. This procurement is a total small business set-aside. (See 19.502-2) The NAICS code and small business size standard for this procurement are 315211 and 500 employees respectively. The vendor must state in their quotation their business size for this procurement. USPFO for Vermont, VT-PFO-PC has a Firm Fixed Price requirement for Army Service Uniforms and related components and accessories for the Funeral Honors Program. A written copy of the RFQ is available via email request to Joyce.Merrill@us.army.mil (802) 338-3190. The following clauses and provisions can be viewed through Internet access at the AF FAR site, http://farsite.hill.af.mil. The following FAR provisions and clauses apply to this acquisition: FAR 52.203-3, Gratuities, FAR 52.204-7, Central Contractor Registration; FAR 52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal, FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial. Offerors must include with their offer a completed copy of provisions at FAR 52.212-3 Alt I, Offeror Representation and Certifications-Commercial Items. On-line registration is available at http://orca.bpn.gov; FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items, FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items; FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items; FAR 52.219-6. Notice of Small Business Set-Aside, FAR 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Representation Program; FAR 52.222-3 Convict Labor, FAR 52.233-3, Protest After Award, FAR 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim, FAR 52.222-19 Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorizes and Remedies; FAR 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities; FAR 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity; FAR 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities; FAR 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons, FAR 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases, FAR 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer, Central Contractor Registration; FAR 52.232-34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer, Other Than Central Contractor Registration; DFARS 252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials, DFARS 252.203-7002, Requirements to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights, DFARS 252.204-7004 Alt A, Central Contractor Registration; DFARS 252-212-7001, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items; DFARS 252.225-7000 Buy American Act-Balance of Payments Program Certificate, DFARS 252.225-7001, Buy American Act and Balance of Payment Program; DFARS 252.247-7023 Alt III, Transportation of Supplies by Sea. DFAR 252.232-7010, Levies on Contract Payments. Offers must send in writing by fax or email to the Contracting Officer above not later than 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, 24 September 2010. The fax number is (802) 338-3184. Award will be made on or about 27 September 2010. The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, considering technical capabilities, past performance, delivery and price. Effective 1 Jun 98, contractors must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) prior to receiving any contract award. You can register in the CCR via the Internet at http://www.ccr.gov.

Offerors will reference solicitation number W912LN10T0012 with their submittal.
For questions regarding specifications or contracting questions, Please contact MAJ Joyce Merrill at 802-338-3190.

The Vermont Army National Guard has a requirement for replacement Army Service Uniforms (ASU) in support of their Funeral Honors Program. We are requesting 76 uniform packages with associated accessories and additional white shirts, shoes and cold weather caps. Each package will cover the uniform needs from head to toe for both Officers and Enlisted members (male and/or female) and be broken down by rank. Head to toe is defined as a uniform set including coats, trousers (males) or slacks (females), skirts, long and short sleeve white dress shirts, tie and/or female black neck tab, blue service caps (male) and blue service hats (female), extra chin straps for caps, chevrons, berets, socks, insignia, name plates, trouser belts, enlisted ceremonial belt, clip on suspenders and shoes. Soldiers name, rank, and sizes will be communicated upon request. There is no requirement for alterations with this solicitation.
All major uniform items (coats, trousers, slacks, skirts, caps, and shirts) as well as insignia and rank must come from Natick certified (cloths goods) or the Institute of Heraldry-approved (insignia) vendors. The uniform coloring must match existing uniform coloring, with samples available upon request.
Any of equal ASU components must provide the same salient characteristics as the Marlow White ASU items. Please provide pricing on the following complete ASU uniform and additional shirts, shoes and cold weather caps:

* 50 Male NCO ASU Head to Toe package
* 7 Female NCO ASU Head to Toe package
* 8 Male Jr. Enlisted ASU Uniform Head to Toe package
* 3 Female Jr. Enlisted ASU Uniform Head to Toe package
* 1 Male Officer, Field Grade, ASU Head to Toe package
* 5 Male Officer , Company Grade, ASU Head to Toe package
* 2 Male Warrant Officer ASU Head to toe package
* 20 Male ASU shirts, Long Sleeve
* 20 Male ASU shirts, Short Sleeve
* 10 Female ASU shirts, Long Sleeve
* 10 Female ASU shirts, Short Sleeve
* 30 Dress shoes, high gloss
* 30 US Army Blue Cold Weather Caps

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