Daily Archives: March 1, 2013

Money For Infrastructure? Afghanistan Has Plenty.

[Translate] Washington Post February 28, 2013 Pg. 13 Fine Print Money For Infrastructure? Afghanistan Has Plenty. By Walter Pincus President Obama’s “Fix-It-First” program to repair bridges, proposed in his State of the Union address on Feb. 12, may be getting … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan | Tagged | Leave a comment

PAE Government Services Inc., Arlington, Va., is being awarded a $54,013,255 modification

[Translate] PAE Government Services Inc., Arlington, Va., is being awarded a $54,013,255 modification Contracts for February 28, 2013 Thursday, February 28, 2013 5:00 PM, No. 119-13 PAE Government Services Inc., Arlington, Va., is being awarded a $54,013,255 modification under a … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Companies, Contracts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Did Blackwater Graymail Lead to a Whitewash?

[Translate] Did Blackwater Graymail Lead to a Whitewash? February 26, 2013 Last week saw a rather surprising conclusion to the federal government’s nearly six-year criminal probe of the weapons practices of controversial private security contractor Blackwater (now called Academi). In 2010, the … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Legal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Time to Put Private Security Contractors Under the Gun

[Translate] Amol Mehra Director, The International Corporate Accountability Roundtable Time to Put Private Security Contractors Under the Gun Posted: 02/28/2013 4:56 pm The news surrounding the attack on September 11, 2012 on the U.S. government compound in Benghazi has resulted … Continue reading

Posted in Control | Tagged | Leave a comment

Corporate Whistle Blower Center Now Urges Employees of Any Type Of Private Contractor in Afghanistan or Iraq to Step Forward for Rewards if They Possess Proof of Fraud

[Translate] Corporate Whistle Blower Center Now Urges Employees of Any Type Of Private Contractor in Afghanistan or Iraq to Step Forward for Rewards if They Possess Proof of Fraud PRWeb Published 8:01 am, Wednesday, February 27, 2013   The Corporate Whistle … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Control, Fraud/Waste/Abuse, Iraq | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

DynCorp International Honors Defense of Freedom Medal Recipients

[Translate] Published: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 / Updated: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 09:37 AM DynCorp International Honors Defense of Freedom Medal Recipients Department of State Announces New Memorial Wall to Honor Civilian Sacrifice FALLS CHURCH, Va. — DynCorp International hosted … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Casualties, Companies, Iraq | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

KBR asks federal judge to reverse jury verdict, reduce damages or order new trial

[Translate] KBR asks federal judge to reverse jury verdict, reduce damages or order new trial By Mike Francis, The Oregonian on February 26, 2013 at 1:38 PM, updated February 26, 2013 at 2:29 PM View full size David Sugerman is … Continue reading

Posted in Casualties, Companies, Iraq, Legal | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

ACADEMI Welcomes Brigadier General (Ret) Craig Nixon as CEO

[Translate] Feb. 28, 2013, 10:56 a.m. EST ACADEMI Welcomes Brigadier General (Ret) Craig Nixon as CEO MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The company known for providing pre-eminent risk assessment, training and security solutions around the world … Continue reading

Posted in Companies | Tagged | Leave a comment

Grid-irons: you are duly sentenced to a prison-sponsored stadium

[Translate] Grid-irons: you are duly sentenced to a prison-sponsored stadium The private prison corporation GEO Group’s purchase of naming rights to the home of Florida Atlantic Owls represents a new low in the dysfunctional relationship between sport and communities Marina … Continue reading

Posted in Outsourcing/Privatization | Tagged | Leave a comment