Daily Archives: July 26, 2012

Academi Training Center, Inc., awarded a $6,660,438 firm-fixed-price contract

[Translate] Academi Training Center, Inc., awarded a $6,660,438 firm-fixed-price contract Contracts for July 26, 2012 5 p.m. ET        No. 631-12 ARMY Academi Training Center, Inc., Moyock, N.C., was awarded a $6,660,438 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the life … Continue reading

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Taking On Taxpayer Funded Human Trafficking

[Translate] Jul 24, 2012 Taking On Taxpayer Funded Human Trafficking By JARED DURA and ANDRE FRANCISCO Last month, a key Senate panel passed a bill setting new requirements for overseas contractors in order to prevent human trafficking. A similar amendment … Continue reading

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Tom’s all for relief, but here’s the story of how I got relieved unfairly in Iraq

[Translate] Tom’s all for relief, but here’s the story of how I got relieved unfairly in Iraq Wednesday, July 25, 2012 – 11:11 AM By Col. Larry Wexler (U.S. Army, ret.) Best Defense department of first person experience I served … Continue reading

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Taking On Taxpayer Funded Human Trafficking

[Translate] http://pogoblog.typepad.com/pogo/2012/07/taking-on-taxpayer-funded-human-trafficking.html Jul 24, 2012 Taking On Taxpayer Funded Human Trafficking By JARED DURA and ANDRE FRANCISCO Last month, a key Senate panel passed a bill setting new requirements for overseas contractors in order to prevent human trafficking. A similar … Continue reading

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British security worker dies after night out in Kenya

[Translate] British security worker dies after night out in Kenya A British man believed to have worked in maritime security has died after a night out in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa. THE TELEGRAPH (UK) By Zoe Flood in … Continue reading

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US Mission Afghanistan: But … DHS on the Deaths of Civilian Contractors in Herat

[Translate] July 24, 2012 5:59 pm · 5:59 pm US Mission Afghanistan: But … DHS on the Deaths of Civilian Contractors in Herat On Sunday, July 22, ISAF announced that “An individual wearing an Afghan National Security Force uniform turned his … Continue reading

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Former Security Contractors Sue Blackwater Over Falsified Marksmanship Tests

[Translate] Former Security Contractors Sue Blackwater Over Falsified Marksmanship Tests   International News – 07.24.2012 Story by: S.H. Blannelberry As hard as it’s tried, the company formerly known as Blackwater cannot keep its name out of the headlines. The latest … Continue reading

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No perfect way to compare private and public sector pay, study finds

[Translate] No perfect way to compare private and public sector pay, study finds By Amanda Palleschi July 24, 2012 Recent studies aiming to compare federal and private sector pay have reached opposing conclusions based on differing data and methods used, … Continue reading

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G4S response to the Lou Pingeot report ‘Dangerous Partnership: Private Military Companies and the UN’

[Translate] G4S response to the Lou Pingeot report ‘Dangerous Partnership: Private Military Companies and the UN’ (24th July 2012) G4S is the world‟s leading provider of secure outsourcing solutions.   We are committed to fulfilling our responsibilities on the issue of … Continue reading

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DynCorp response to report raising human rights concerns over its operations

[Translate] DynCorp response to report raising human rights concerns over its operations Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited DynCorp to respond to the following item: – “Dangerous Partnership, Private Military & Security Companies and the UN”, Lou Pingeot, Global … Continue reading

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