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• DEFENSE. Van Scoyoc Associates has been hired by Total Military Management to lobby on “issues related to the Defense Personal Property Program (DP3),” according to lobbying disclosure records. Douglas Gregory, once a professional staff member for the House Appropriations Committee, and Jennifer Moser, a former legislative aide to ex-Sen. John Warner (R-Va.), are lobbying for the company.

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Etherton and Associates Inc. has been hired by Northrop Grumman Corp. to lobby on “Defense Authorization Act FY13. All issues related to acquisition policy,” according to lobbying disclosure records. Jonathan Etherton, a former professional staff member on the Senate Armed Services Committee, is lobbying for the company.

• ENERGY. Gray Global Strategies Inc. has been hired by Exelon Corp. to “assist with energy policies,” according to lobbying disclosure records. Former Rep. William Gray (D-Pa.) is lobbying for the company.

• HEALTHCARE. Tarplin, Downs & Young has been hired by Pfizer to lobby on “coverage and reimbursement,” according to lobbying disclosure records. Linda Tarplin, a former senior aide to President George H.W. Bush, and Jennifer Young, once an assistant secretary for legislation at the Department of Health and Human Services during the George W. Bush administration, are lobbying for the company.

Clark Lytle Geduldig & Cranford has been hired by Aveta Inc., a healthcare services provider based in Fort Lee, N.J., to lobby on “Seeking Corrections to Medicare Advantage Rates for Puerto Rico,” according to lobbying disclosure records. Sam Geduldig, a former senior adviser to then-House Majority Whip Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), and Jay Cranford, once an aide to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), are lobbying for the company.

• TRANSPORTATION. Carmen Group has been hired by Hyundai Rotem Co., a rail car manufacturer based in Seoul, South Korea, to lobby on “rail car procurement issues,” according to lobbying disclosure records.