Daily Archives: October 2, 2013

Prosecutors seek dismissal of case against guard

[Translate] Prosecutors seek dismissal of case against guard The Associated Press Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 | 12:01 a.m. Prosecutors are seeking dismissal of charges against a former Blackwater Worldwide security contractor accused in a 2007 shooting of Iraqi civilians. In a … Continue reading

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Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Enhancement of Contractor Employee Whistleblower Protections

[Translate] Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Enhancement of Contractor Employee Whistleblower Protections This Rule document was issued by the Defense Acquisition Regulations System (DARS) For related information, Open Docket Folder  Action Interim rule. Summary DoD is issuing an interim rule … Continue reading

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Faulty Background Checks: Hundreds Of U.S. Security Clearance Records Falsified

[Translate] Faulty Background Checks: Hundreds Of U.S. Security Clearance Records Falsified Reuters  |  By Tabassum Zakaria Posted: 09/25/2013 12:59 am EDT  |  Updated: 09/25/2013 10:47 am EDT WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors have documented at least 350 instances of faulty … Continue reading

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Audit Finds Limited Oversight of Fuel Purchases for Afghan National Police

[Translate] Today, SIGAR released an audit of the Afghan National Police (ANP) Fuel Program finding limited oversight of fuel purchases and a high risk of loss, theft, or misuse of U.S. funds and purchased fuel. Audit: http://www.sigar.mil/pdf/audits/SIGAR-14-1-AR.pdf Among the audit’s … Continue reading

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Using more contractors, drones may help sell wars to public, British MoD study suggests

[Translate] Using more contractors, drones may help sell wars to public, British MoD study suggests Published time: September 27, 2013 01:05 Edited time: September 28, 2013 16:24 Reuters / Suzanne Plunkett Download video (17.79 MB) Using more mercenaries, unmanned vehicles … Continue reading

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Sharing the DynCorp International Message on Capitol Hill

[Translate] Sharing the DynCorp International Message on Capitol Hill September 24, 2013 at 3:37 pm Beth Cameron, AMDP police mentor, visits with Senator Kay Hagan of North Carolina. DynCorp International team members recently spent time on Capitol Hill in Washington, … Continue reading

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U.S. spy agencies face big layoffs in government shutdown

[Translate] U.S. spy agencies face big layoffs in government shutdown Tue, Oct 01 12:50 PM EDT By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 70 percent of the civilians working for U.S. spy agencies have been deemed “non-essential” employees and … Continue reading

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