Daily Archives: October 20, 2013

Army memo: Soldiers to replace contractors for dining, security services

[Translate] Army memo: Soldiers to replace contractors for dining, security services Leaders target civilian contractor services to save money, keep soldiers busy Oct. 16, 2013 – 06:00AM The Army will replace civilian contractors providing dining services and guard duty, according … Continue reading

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Senior officer, NCIS agent are among those arrested in Navy bribery scandal

[Translate] Senior officer, NCIS agent are among those arrested in Navy bribery scandal By Craig Whitlock, Published: October 19 The U.S. Navy is being rocked by a bribery scandal that federal investigators say has reached high into the officer corps and … Continue reading

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Russian mercenaries eliminated in Syria’s Homs

[Translate] Russian mercenaries eliminated in Syria’s Homs (photo, video, documents) Publication time: Today at 03:42 Emirate time KC sources report on a successful military operation of the Mujahideen of the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) in the Syria’s … Continue reading

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AdvanFort Chief Engineer Attempts Suicide

[Translate] AdvanFort Chief Engineer Attempts Suicide [UPDATE] By Rob Almeida On October 20, 2013 Earlier report (with further updates) Indian media is reporting this morning that the captain of the maritime security vessel, Seaman Guard Ohio, which has been detained … Continue reading

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Bodyguards, Chinese-Style

[Translate] Bodyguards, Chinese-Style 2013-10-10 11:21 Summary:Since private security firms became legal in 2010, a bodyguard industry has sprouted to protect China’s growing population of super-rich. Though the market is still immature, and many wealthy perhaps feel safer than they should. … Continue reading

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China’s Wealthiest In The Market For Quality Bodyguards

[Translate] China’s Wealthiest In The Market For Quality Bodyguards By Sophie Song on October 14 2013 3:48 PM A personal bodyguard. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach It’s curious that the Chinese, who are usually not afraid of conspicuous consumption, have until recently been … Continue reading

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Serco Bids for UK Contract Amid Controversy

[Translate] Serco Bids for UK Contract Amid Controversy Oct. 18, 2013 – 03:45AM By ANDREW CHUTER UK firm Serco supports early warning activities at the Fylingdales anti-ballistic missile warning system in the UK. (Wikimedia Commons) LONDON — Troubled British support … Continue reading

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Battlefields, diamonds and the ‘hell’ of the MBA

[Translate] Battlefields, diamonds and the ‘hell’ of the MBA By Katrina Manson Military discipline: Jan Joubert Jan Joubert has fought in some of Africa’s nastiest wars, trained presidential bodyguards to scupper assassination attempts and run a diamond mine in the … Continue reading

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