Daily Archives: February 6, 2014

Huntsville veteran injured in Afghanistan becomes international fitness cover model

[Translate] Huntsville veteran injured in Afghanistan becomes international fitness cover model (photos) 1 / 15 Huntsville native Colin Wayne Erwin, 24, is a combat veteran, international fitness model and owner of Xtreme Nutrition in south Huntsville. (Contributed photo) Lucy Berry … Continue reading

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Army Soldier Sentenced on Bribery Charges for Facilitating Thefts of Fuel in Afghanistan

[Translate] Army Soldier Sentenced on Bribery Charges for Facilitating Thefts of Fuel in Afghanistan Published on Tuesday, 04 February 2014 21:40 Written by YNN Washington, DC – A former U.S. Army soldier was sentenced to serve 87 months in prison … Continue reading

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Judicial review of government contractor suspensions

[Translate] Judicial review of government contractor suspensions Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Jeffrey P. Bialos, James J. Briody, Lee C. Davis, Mark D. Herlach, Gail L. Westover and Kent C. Sullivan USA January 28 2014 Author page » Author page … Continue reading

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How NATO spent $200 million teaching Afghan cops to read — and failed

[Translate] How NATO spent $200 million teaching Afghan cops to read — and failed Well, Afghanistan is a burgeoning narco-criminal state that is being fueled by American blood and tax dollars, so… By D.B. Grady | January 29, 2014 Afghan farmers collect … Continue reading

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Force Protection manager, contractor plead guilty to kickback scheme

[Translate] Force Protection manager, contractor plead guilty to kickback scheme Glenn Smith Posted: Thursday, February 6, 2014 10:01 a.m. A manager at Force Protection Industries and an outside vendor have entered guilty pleas in connection with a scheme to award … Continue reading

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Military flight delayed at BIA as Customs seeks documentation for contractors’ kevlar vests, gas masks, helmets

[Translate] Military flight delayed at BIA as Customs seeks documentation for contractors’ kevlar vests, gas masks, helmets By Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN Staff Posted Feb. 03, 2014, at 3:51 p.m. Last modified Feb. 04, 2014, at 5:11 a.m. Kevin Bennett | … Continue reading

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Pentagon Leads PR Campaign to Counter Critical Inspector General Reports on Afghanistan

[Translate] Pentagon Leads PR Campaign to Counter Critical Inspector General Reports on Afghanistan Thursday, February 06, 2014 John Sopko in Afghanistan (photo: SIGAR) Frustrated by numerous reports criticizing U.S. spending in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense has launched a public … Continue reading

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No Bid Government Contracts

[Translate] C O R P O R A T O C R A C Y No Bid Government Contracts Corporatocracy is distinctly the dominate practice when it comes to doing business with the federal government. The once embryonic relationships between … Continue reading

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Erik Prince and Bubblin Crude: “Oil that is, black gold, Texas tea”

[Translate] February 5, 2014  Erik Prince and Bubblin Crude: “Oil that is, black gold, Texas tea”   By David Isenberg If you have been following the news recently you would have seen a spate of articles  regarding Erik Prince’s latest … Continue reading

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U.S. sues security company with ties to R.I. private equity firm

[Translate] U.S. sues security company with ties to R.I. private equity firm January 24, 2014 11:12 AM Comments 1 By Business staff WASHINGTON (AP) – The company that handled a background check on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden allegedly … Continue reading

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