J&J/Vectrus chose The Calerey for its Base Operations Support Services Contract

J&J/Vectrus chose The Calerey for its Base Operations Support Services Contract

In March 2019, the POEA accredited J&J Worldwide Services as one of the principals of The Calerey International Manpower Services, Inc.  Towards the end of 2018, J&J Worldwide Services signed an agreement with Vectrus System Corporation for the BOSS (Base Operation Support Services) Contract of the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. For this project,  J&J designated The Calerey International Manpower Services Inc. as its agency to provide initially more than 300 workers of various skills to ensure that smooth running of the naval base. 

J&J was established in 1970 as an engineering, design, and construction firm and a United States federal government contractor. The company provides project management, technical support, construction management, procurement, execution of design and structural development, and communications and logistic support to US federal projects.

Vectrus is a leading provider of global service solutions in the areas of Information Technology and Network Communication services, and Facility and Logistics services to both the US government and the industry it serves.

It is to the credit of the Filipino workers that they are the preferred manpower in Gitmo, as the US Naval base located in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba is referred to colloquially. As a result, thousands of Filipinos had worked and are still working in Gitmo, contributing to the construction of various structures in the base and in its continued maintenance and operation. 

Today, even during the nationwide lockdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, amidst more than a million jobs lost and hundreds of companies that have closed here in the Philippines,  the ongoing BOS project and the other projects in Gitmo continue to send the much needed financial support to the worker’s families here through salaries remitted.