Daily Archives: March 12, 2013

IG Report Scores DoD Audit Oversight Of Contractors

[Translate] FederalTimes.com March 8, 2013 IG Report Scores DoD Audit Oversight Of Contractors By Sean Reilly The Defense Contract Audit Agency’s work consistently fell short of professional standards, according to a new Defense Department inspector general’s report. In a review … Continue reading

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Study: Protests Of U.S. Contracts Rarely Result In Reversal

[Translate] Washington Post March 11, 2013 Pg. 16 Study: Protests Of U.S. Contracts Rarely Result In Reversals By Kathleen Miller, Bloomberg Government Formal protests of U.S. government contracts rarely help companies win a reversal of those awards, according to a … Continue reading

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Air Force construction projects put troop lives at risk in Afghanistan

[Translate] http://www.washingtonguardian.com/burning-past-safety Air Force construction projects put troop lives at risk in Afghanistan Contractors failed to put a sprinkler system in one building, created logjam for fire exits with poor planning, probe finds UPDATED 22:29 PM EDT, March 10, 2013 … Continue reading

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KBR Awarded Task Order Under U.S. Army Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) IV Contract in the Kingdom of Bahrain

[Translate] March 4, 2013, 4:13 p.m. EST KBR Awarded Task Order Under U.S. Army Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) IV Contract in the Kingdom of Bahrain HOUSTON, Mar 04, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — KBR KBR 0.00% today announced it has … Continue reading

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Judicial Watch Sues U.S. Department of State for Details on $400,000 Benghazi Security Contract

[Translate] March 05, 2013 13:14 ET Judicial Watch Sues U.S. Department of State for Details on $400,000 Benghazi Security Contract State Department First Denied Hiring of Security Guards, Then Admitted Having Provided False Information After WIRED Magazine Expose WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwire … Continue reading

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Plaintiffs to Appeal Dismissal of ‘Plan Colombia’ Lawsuit Against DynCorp

[Translate] March 11, 2013 Plaintiffs to Appeal Dismissal of ‘Plan Colombia’ Lawsuit Against DynCorp Lawyers for several thousand Ecuadorian citizens suing DynCorp International over alleged exposure to toxins through an aerial herbicide spraying operation are preparing to appeal a recent … Continue reading

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Academi: Robust Compliance Program Placates Regulators

[Translate] March 6, 2013, 4:43 PM Academi: Robust Compliance Program Placates Regulators Suzanne Rich Folsom By Rachel Louise Ensign A beefed-up compliance program can help speed along costly federal investigations, said a top security-industry compliance officer speaking at the Global … Continue reading

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