Daily Archives: April 6, 2013

Audits Preventing Taxpayer Overcharges Impeded by Pentagon Cuts

[Translate] Audits Preventing Taxpayer Overcharges Impeded by Pentagon Cuts By Nick Taborek & Danielle Ivory – Apr 3, 2013 2:09 PM ET U.S. budget cuts may delay the Defense Department’s plan to eliminate a $400 billion backlog of unaudited contractor … Continue reading

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The real winners in our wars

[Translate] Trudy Rubin | The real winners in our wars Published: April 3, 2013   By Trudy Rubin Two weeks ago, on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq war, I wrote a column that laid out the losers in the … Continue reading

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Former Defense Department Contract Employee Sentenced to 35 Months in Prison for Participating in Corruption Scheme at Camp Arifjan in Kuwait

[Translate] Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, April 2, 2013 Former Defense Department Contract Employee Sentenced to 35 Months in Prison for Participating in Corruption Scheme at Camp Arifjan in Kuwait To Date, 19 Individuals … Continue reading

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U.S reconstruction failing in Afghanistan, IG says

[Translate] U.S reconstruction failing in Afghanistan, IG says Amer Taleb January 11, 2013 1:17 pm John F. Sopko, special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, lambasts reconstruction efforts in the South Asian country. His office audits U.S. projects in Afghanistan to … Continue reading

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At Least 44 Civilian Contractor Deaths in First Quarter of 2013, 2,739 Injuries

[Translate] At Least 44 Civilian Contractor Deaths in First Quarter of 2013, 2,739 Injuries Posted on April 6, 2013 Please see Civilian Contractor Casualty Count for prior Statistics and Totals WE ARE THE BEST KEPT SECRET OF THE WARS According to … Continue reading

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U.S. contractor illegally detained in Afghanistan, officials say

[Translate] U.S. contractor illegally detained in Afghanistan, officials say Afghan officials release David Gordon after intervention by three U.S. congressmen, who allege he was held unlawfully and beaten because of his company’s contractual dispute with a Kabul firm. By Mark … Continue reading

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Army Corps Stands By Its Sweetheart Deal With DynCorp

[Translate] Army Corps Stands By Its Sweetheart Deal With DynCorp April 3, 2013 Exterior Structural Failure, Building 603 (latrine), Kunduz Army Garrison, March 2012

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