Daily Archives: July 7, 2012

Military Contractor Cited For Treatment Of Goats

[Translate] Norfolk Virginian-Pilot July 1, 2012 Military Contractor Cited For Treatment Of Goats By Joanne Kimberlin VIRGINIA BEACH–The video is tough to stomach: Live goats being used for Coast Guard trauma training at an old airfield in Pungo. The undercover … Continue reading

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Northrop Grumman Snags A $782 Million Sole-Source Contract For Afghanistan Communications

[Translate] NextGov.com June 29, 2012 Northrop Grumman Snags A $782 Million Sole-Source Contract For Afghanistan Communications By Bob Brewin The Air Force on Wednesday quietly disclosed it had awarded a $782 million sole source contract to Northrop Grumman Corp. to … Continue reading

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Agency With Ties To Blackwater Running Training Facility In Otay Mesa After Another Name Change

[Translate] Agency With Ties To Blackwater Running Training Facility In Otay Mesa After Another Name Change Dorian Hargrove, June 26, 2012 Last week, Gail Collins, an op-ed columnist for the New York Times, wrote a story about privatization. In the … Continue reading

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CIA “Rendition” Contractors Data Cache To Be Released

[Translate] CIA “Rendition” Contractors Data Cache To Be Released by Pratap Chatterjee, CorpWatch Blog May 22nd, 2012 Khaled al-Masri, a German citizen, was kidnapped January 2004 in Macedonia, then tortured and interrogated by U.S. authorities for alleged links to terrorism. When the … Continue reading

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Afghan Phaseout Of Security Firms Draws Concerns

[Translate] Wall Street Journal June 30, 2012 Pg. 9 Afghan Phaseout Of Security Firms Draws Concerns By Nathan Hodge KABUL—The Afghan government’s plan to phase out private security firms has “increased the uncertainty over security” for U.S.-funded aid projects and … Continue reading

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Another View: Private screeners would keep air travelers safe

[Translate] Another View: Private screeners would keep air travelers safe By Hardy Acree Special to The Bee Published: Friday, Jun. 29, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 16A Last Modified: Tuesday, Jul. 3, 2012 – 8:52 am Hardy Acree, director … Continue reading

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Barrington Hills man killed in Afghanistan

[Translate] Article updated: 6/22/2012 1:42 PM Barrington Hills man killed in Afghanistan By Eric Peterson A Barrington Hills veteran of both the Chicago Police Department and Vietnam War is being remembered for his lifelong courage and heroism after being killed … Continue reading

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Book Shows Inner Workings of Blackwater

[Translate] Book Shows Inner Workings of Blackwater Blackwater: From The Inside Out, is the work of Tim Beckman, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces team Sergeant who served with Blackwater at the height of their Baghdad operations. July 3, 2012 … Continue reading

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Conflicting Rules Require Defense Dept. to Hire and Fire Workers

[Translate] Conflicting Rules Require Defense Dept. to Hire and Fire Workers 6/14/2012 Congress wants the Defense Department to hire more civilian workers to replace contractors. It also is directing the Pentagon to downsize its civilian and contractor workforce by 5 … Continue reading

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Booz Allen, CACI win Navy metrics work worth $240M

[Translate] Booz Allen, CACI win Navy metrics work worth $240M By David Hubler Jul 05, 2012 Booz Allen Hamilton and CACI-CMS will provide the Navy with change management, barrier identification and removal, and key enterprise performance metrics under five-year contracts … Continue reading

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