Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions continues health surveillance support for Defense Health Agency

October 2, 2017

Tribal company earns contract extension with Public Health Division

TULSA, Okla. — Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions has earned an $8.2M contract extension to continue its work with the Defense Health Agency’s Public Health Division Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. CNTS expects to fulfill the contract extension by spring 2018.

The extension, combined with the original $17.1M contract issued last year, brings the total contract value of the project to $25.8M.

“We are extremely honored to continue our partnership with DHA and to serve such a critical role in protecting the health of our nation’s service members,” said John Hansen, CNTS operations general manager. “We will continue to deliver the exemplary customer service and dependability that DHA has come to expect from us as a partner.”

CNTS, a company within the consulting sector of Cherokee Nation Businesses, is providing scientific, professional, administrative and information technology support to AFHSB. The work includes epidemiological analysis; prevention, detection and response to infectious disease threats; bio surveillance; and maintenance, operation and enhancement of supporting surveillance information systems.

The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch’s mission is to provide timely, relevant, actionable and comprehensive health surveillance information to promote, maintain and enhance the health of military and military-associated populations.

For more information on CNTS’ AFHSB support services, contact Jeffrey Cummings, CNTS program manager, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions, formed in 2008, provides technical support services and project support personnel to its defense and civilian agency partners. The company provides a tailored management approach for complex government programs and disciplines, including information technology, science, engineering, construction, research and development, facilities management, program management, and mission support.

CNTS is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies. For more information, please visit