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The Post 200 is an annual snapshot of the companies, law firms, nonprofits and other organizations that power our local economy. Here's a look at this year's list.

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DynCorp employees work on helicopter for shipment out of Corpus Christi, Texas. (Photo by Eddie Seal/Bloomberg)

Private companies

7. DynCorp International

The defense contractor reorganized into five strategic business groups in 2012. As part of that move, the company formed an aviation business group — combining its aviation maintenance and air operations programs — and opened an office for the unit in Huntsville, Ala. Jim Myles was tapped to head the business.


DynCorp played a key part of space shuttle Endeavour’s final flight in September, providing aircraft maintenance support to NASA’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft and traveling with the aircraft from Kennedy Space Center in Orlando to its final home, the California Science Center in Los Angeles.

Falls Church


Founded: 1946

Chairman, president and CEO: Steven F. Gaffney

Revenue: $3700000000

Employees (local): 25000 (400)

NOTE: Our methodology for the rankings.
DATE: Dec. 17, 2012
CREDIT: Dan Beyers, Sarah Halzack, Greg Linch, Jason Bartz - The Washington Post.