Monthly Archives: June 2012

James Bridger Speaks on Counter-Piracy

James Bridger Speaks on Counter-Piracy Jun 28, 2012 Atlantic Council of Canada On June 21 the ACC’s Maritime and African Security Analyst James Bridger spoke on a panel at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC. … Continue reading

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Outsourcing charity – the G4S way

Outsourcing charity – the G4S way John Grayson , 28 June 2012 Subjects: The security firm G4S has spread its tentacles far and wide in the UK. Now it is extending its reach into charity, after it signed a contract … Continue reading

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State and DOD Face Challenges in Finalizing Support and Security Capabilities

State and DOD Face Challenges in Finalizing Support and Security Capabilities GAO-12-856T, Jun 28, 2012 Highlights View Report (PDF, 11 pages) What GAO Found The Departments of State (State) and Defense (DOD) planned for a civilian-led presence in Iraq consisting of … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Selects NuPhysicia to Provide Medical Support Services in Egypt

June 28, 2012, 1:00 p.m. EDT DynCorp International Selects NuPhysicia to Provide Medical Support Services in Egypt HOUSTON, Jun 28, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — NuPhysicia announced today that it has been awarded a subcontract by DynCorp International to provide medical … Continue reading

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DynCorp Philippines Task Force Support Contract Now $181M

DynCorp Philippines Task Force Support Contract Now $181M Posted by Ross Wilkers on June 28, 2012 DynCorp International‘s U.S. Navy contract to provide operations support to a joint task force in the Philippines is now worth $181,775,364, the Defense Department … Continue reading

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Troops Have Withdrawn From Iraq, But U.S. Money Hasn’t

Washington Post June 28, 2012 Pg. 19 Fine Print Troops Have Withdrawn From Iraq, But U.S. Money Hasn’t By Walter Pincus The State Department is planning to spend up to $115 million to upgrade the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad, … Continue reading

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Occupational Education #9: The Cost of Contractor Security Guard Services

Jun 28, 2012 Occupational Education #9: The Cost of Contractor Security Guard Services By BRYAN RAHIJA Looking for billions of dollars’ worth of savings for taxpayers? Look no further than government service contracting. Last September, POGO released a report that … Continue reading

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Committee acts to stop contractors from enabling human trafficking

Committee acts to stop contractors from enabling human trafficking By Joe Davidson, Published: June 27 A Senate committee wants to make sure Uncle Sam doesn’t act as an inadvertent enabler for international human traffickers and pimps. With a voice vote Wednesday, … Continue reading

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NASCO Holds Successful Contract Security Washington Summit

June 28th, 2012 by Steve Amitay NASCO Holds Successful Contract Security Washington Summit On June 6-7 in Washington D.C. the National Association of Security Companies (NASCO) held its Seventh Annual Contract Security Summit. Attended by executives from over 25 contract … Continue reading

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Army Sergeant and Associate Convicted on All Counts for Roles in Bribery and Money Laundering Scheme Related to Defense Contracts to Support Iraq War

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Army Sergeant and Associate Convicted on All Counts for Roles in Bribery and Money Laundering Scheme Related to Defense Contracts to Support Iraq War To Date, … Continue reading

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