Daily Archives: June 12, 2012

Triple Canopy Appoints Vice President of Government Relations

[Translate] Triple Canopy Appoints Vice President of Government Relations Former Senior Senate Staffer Patrick Garvey Takes On New Role Press Release: Triple Canopy, Inc. RESTON, Va., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Triple Canopy, Inc., a global provider of mission support, security … Continue reading

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Rooked by Insurance Fine Print, Veterans Say

[Translate] Rooked by Insurance Fine Print, Veterans Say By CHERYL ARMSTRONG NEWARK (CN) – A federal class of defense contractors claim that Prudential Insurance teamed up with their employers to sell them worthless policies encumbered by wartime exclusions. Lead plaintiffs … Continue reading

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Supplying war in Afghanistan: the frictions of distance

[Translate] Supplying war in Afghanistan: the frictions of distance Derek Gregory, 11 June 2012 Subjects: Pakistan has said NATO’s supply convoys can cross the Afghan border so long as America’s drones do not. Though the expanded use of cyberwarfare, covert … Continue reading

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Situation Normal: Afghanistan Fouled Up

[Translate] Situation Normal: Afghanistan Fouled Up By Mark Thompson | @MarkThompson_DC | June 1, 2012 | 2   A trifecta of trouble in three Pentagon inspector-general reports released Thursday concerning the U.S. military’s continuing struggle to build Afghan security forces … Continue reading

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New Anti-Piracy Firm Launched By Two U.S. Armed Services Veterans

[Translate] New Anti-Piracy Firm Launched By Two U.S. Armed Services Veterans Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Providing high-quality training and ethics based approach to security and anti-piracy solutions in war risk regions at sea Skye Maritime, a new firm offering security … Continue reading

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U.S.-Flagged Maersk Texas Thwarts Attack in Gulf of Oman [UPDATE]

[Translate] U.S.-Flagged Maersk Texas Thwarts Attack in Gulf of Oman [UPDATE] By gCaptain Staff On May 23, 2012 Maersk Texas Lots of rumors were flying around maritime circles this morning of a rather involved pirate attack on the U.S.-flagged Maersk … Continue reading

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From DoD to State: Agencies break new contracting ground in Iraq

[Translate] From DoD to State: Agencies break new contracting ground in Iraq Tuesday – 6/12/2012, 5:44am  ET By Jack Moore @jmooreWFED Listen On The Federal Drive Download “There was no doubt in anyone’s mind who was in charge on Jan. … Continue reading

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CACI Awarded Prime Position on $20 Billion Multiple-Award Contract to Provide Diverse IT Solutions to Enhance Government-Wide Transformation

[Translate] press release June 11, 2012, 8:00 a.m. EDT CACI Awarded Prime Position on $20 Billion Multiple-Award Contract to Provide Diverse IT Solutions to Enhance Government-Wide Transformation ARLINGTON, Va., Jun 11, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — CACI International Inc CACI +0.71% … Continue reading

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CACI International Wins Two Awards

[Translate] CACI International Wins Two Awards By: Zacks Equity Research June 11, 2012 | Comment(s): 0 Last week, CACI International Inc. (CACI – Analyst Report) declared the winning of two task orders from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) worth … Continue reading

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Pentagon probes Leonie’s taxes, treatment of Afghan workers

[Translate] Pentagon probes Leonie’s taxes, treatment of Afghan workers By Tom Vanden Brook, USA TODAY WASHINGTON – Pentagon criminal investigators have launched a full probe into the military’s top propaganda contractor in Afghanistan regarding taxes paid by its owners and … Continue reading

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