Daily Archives: May 9, 2013

As policing costs rise, can private security firms be the answer?

[Translate] As policing costs rise, can private security firms be the answer? By Douglas Quan, Postmedia News May 7, 2013 A proposal to use security guards to perform less important police duties is viewed by some as a valid way … Continue reading

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Airman with San Clemente Ties Dies in Afghanistan

[Translate] Airman with San Clemente Ties Dies in Afghanistan The San Clemente City Council Tuesday adjourned their meeting in honor of the San Clemente High School alumnus. By Adam Townsend Email the author April 17, 2013   Upload Photos and … Continue reading

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New legislation introduces first scheme for private maritime security licensing

[Translate] New legislation introduces first scheme for private maritime security licensing April 24 2013 Introduction Transport Malta policy New legislation Introduction While the problem of piracy is not new, it has increased dramatically in recent years. With the collapse of … Continue reading

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US Army seeking private contractors for African commando transportation

[Translate] US Army seeking private contractors for African commando transportation Written by Oscar Nkala Tuesday, 07 May 2013 15:47 The United States Army’s Transportation Command (US-TRANSCOM) is looking for private flight contractors to transport commandos from the Joint Special Taskforce … Continue reading

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G4S efforts to recover from farcical Olympics security contract suffer setback as gloomy trading update sends shares into freefall

[Translate] G4S efforts to recover from farcical Olympics security contract suffer setback as gloomy trading update sends shares into freefall By Rob Davies PUBLISHED: 19:06 EST, 7 May 2013 Efforts by G4S to recover from its farcical handling of the … Continue reading

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Lawyers for Oregon veterans seek full $75 million punitive award from KBR for clients, rather than crime victims

[Translate] Lawyers for Oregon veterans seek full $75 million punitive award from KBR for clients, rather than crime victims   By Mike Francis, The Oregonian on May 07, 2013 at 4:39 PM, updated May 07, 2013 at 11:08 PM The … Continue reading

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With shutdown approaching, DCMA Iraq maintains commitment

[Translate] With shutdown approaching, DCMA Iraq maintains commitment Story by Nick D’Amario Courtesy PhotoArmy Lt. Col. Kim Thomas, Defense Contract Management Agency Iraq commander (center), conducts a command and staff meeting at DCMA Iraq’s conference room. (Photo by Randy Harrison) … Continue reading

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Bixby v. KBR, Inc., April 26, 2013

[Translate] ROCKY BIXBY, LAWRENCE ROBERTA, SCOTT ASHBY, CHARLES ELLIS, MATTHEW HADLEY, JESUS BRUNO, COLT CAMPREDON, STEPHEN FOSTER, BYRON GREER, KELLY HAFER, DENNIS JEWELL, STEPHEN MUELLER, VITO PACHECO, JOHN RYDQUIST, KEVIN STANGER, RONALD BJERKLUND, ADANROLANDO GARCIA, BRIAN HEDIN, CHARLES SEAMON, BERTHA … Continue reading

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KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT SERVICES, INC., Plaintiff, v. THE UNITED STATES

[Translate] KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT SERVICES, INC., Plaintiff, v. THE UNITED STATES, Defendant. No. 12-366C UNITED STATES COURT OF FEDERAL CLAIMS 109 Fed. Cl. 288; 2013 U.S. Claims LEXIS 120 February 22, 2013, Filed   CASE SUMMARY   OVERVIEW: In … Continue reading

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Using volunteer forces, rather than conscripts or private contractors, is the most legitimate method for organising a military.

[Translate] Using volunteer forces, rather than conscripts or private contractors, is the most legitimate method for organising a military. Blog Admin There are generally three different methods for providing a military force in a war situation: using volunteers, private contractors, … Continue reading

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