Daily Archives: October 4, 2012

Iraq bomb hits private security convoy, kills four

[Translate] Iraq bomb hits private security convoy, kills four October 04, 2012 10:49 AM BAGHDAD: A car bomb hit a private security convoy in Baghdad on Thursday, killing four people and wounding at least nine others, security and medical officials … Continue reading

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Run Chunks, Run!

[Translate] Run Chunks, Run! Former Recon Marine takes leave from guarding against Somali pirates to run the circumference of the United Kingdom for wounded warriors charity SAN DIEGO, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Former U.S. Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sergeant Charles … Continue reading

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British security firm facing questions over role in Benghazi attack

[Translate] British security firm facing questions over role in Benghazi attack A British private security firm is facing questions over its role in the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi after it emerged that it was responsible for hiring … Continue reading

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State Dept Reverses Denial of Hiring British Security Firm in Benghazi

[Translate] State Dept Reverses Denial of Hiring British Security Firm in Benghazi by Michael Patrick Leahy 18 Sep 2012 In her daily press briefing on Tuesday, State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland admitted that she provided false information Friday about the State … Continue reading

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Former Navy SEAL and Military Aide to President of United States Joins Novitas Group

[Translate] Former Navy SEAL and Military Aide to President of United States Joins Novitas Group Lieutenant Commander Matthew R. Maasdam, Navy SEAL and former Military Aide to the President of the United States has joined the company as a Director. … Continue reading

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Directive-Type Memorandum (DTM) 09-007, “Estimating and Comparing the Full Costs of Civilian and Military Manpower and Contract Support”

[Translate] OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE 1800 DEFENSE PENTAGON WASHINGTON, D.C. 20301-1800 January 29, 2010 Incorporating Change 4, October 2, 2012 COST ASSESSMENT AND PROGRAM EVALUATION MEMORANDUM FOR SECRETARIES OF THE MILITARY DEPARTMENTS CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF … Continue reading

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Wanted: Accurate assessment of sourcing decisions

[Translate] Wanted: Accurate assessment of sourcing decisions Oct. 2, 2011 – 01:48PM   |   By GUY BEN-ARI and JESSE ELLMAN Between 2000 and 2010, federal spending on service contracts grew in constant terms from $164 billion to $343 billion. Given today’s … Continue reading

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Rush to hire private companies for public policing ‘will be halted’

[Translate] Rush to hire private companies for public policing ‘will be halted’ Private security companies will be banned from taking over front–line police duties under Labour, Yvette Cooper, the shadow home secretary, will say today. By Tim Ross, Political Correspondent … Continue reading

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State Department stayed out of contractors’ dispute over consulate security, letters show

[Translate] State Department stayed out of contractors’ dispute over consulate security, letters show By Catherine Herridge Published October 03, 2012 FoxNews.com Requests denied for more security prior to Libya… Did Washington ignore security concerns before… White House accused of politicizing … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Sponsors 2012 ISOA Summit

[Translate] DynCorp International Sponsors 2012 ISOA Summit September 27, 2012 at 2:55 pm For the second year in a row, DynCorp International will proudly sponsor the 2012 International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) Annual Summit. The two-day event  will take place … Continue reading

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