SAIC buys Cornerstone

Science Applications International Corp. has purchased Cornerstone Industry, a consulting firm that specializes in instructing U.S. military forces.

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

Cornerstone is a veteran-owned small business headquartered in Alexandria, Va., that provides professional services, e-learning, and computer gaming technologies to both Department of Defense and commercial clients. Cornerstone also provides joint doctrine instruction at the U.S. Joint Forces Command Joint Warfighting Center.

“Joint doctrine provides the fundamental principles that guide the employment of U.S. military forces in coordinated action toward a common objective,” explained Don York, president and chief executive officer of Cornerstone, in a statement.

The company’s 59 employees will join SAIC’s Strategies, Simulation and Training Business Unit.

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