Daily Archives: February 13, 2014

Civilian Intelligence Community: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Reporting on and Planning for the Use of Contract Personnel

[Translate] Civilian Intelligence Community: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Reporting on and Planning for the Use of Contract Personnel GAO-14-257T: Published: Feb 13, 2014. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 2014. View Report (PDF, 17 pages) Additional Materials: Highlights Page:  (PDF, 1 page) … Continue reading

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Spy Agencies Provide Faulty Contractor Data, GAO Says

[Translate] Spy Agencies Provide Faulty Contractor Data, GAO Says By Tony Capaccio Feb 13, 2014 10:30 AM ET Related Spy Contractor Report Civilian U.S. intelligence agencies have provided unreliable and incomplete reports to Congress since 2011 on the use of … Continue reading

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Two Killed in Kabul, Afghanistan

[Translate] Releases Two Killed in Kabul, Afghanistan February 10, 2014 By admin Two Killed in Kabul, Afghanistan On February 10, 2014, two DynCorp International personnel working on the Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan (CSTC-A) program were tragically killed in … Continue reading

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Secret Military Contractors Will Soon Mine Your Tweets

[Translate] Secret Military Contractors Will Soon Mine Your Tweets The Army wants a contractor to conduct detailed social media data mining to “identify violent extremist influences” around the world that could affect the European Command, responsible for operations in Europe as … Continue reading

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REQUEST FOR INFORMATION/INDUSTRY COMMENTS ON DRAFT PWS: Social Media Data-mining, Localized Research, Market Audience Analysis, and Narrowcast Engagement Requirement

[Translate] R–REQUEST FOR INFORMATION/INDUSTRY COMMENTS ON DRAFT PWS: Social Media Data-mining, Localized Research, Market Audience Analysis, and Narrowcast Engagement Requirement Solicitation Number: W564KVSMDLRMAANE Agency: Department of the Army Office: Army Contracting Command, ECC Location: 409th CSB (PARC Europe)(Deployment Teams)

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The US Military’s International Airlift Contracts

[Translate] The US Military’s International Airlift Contracts Feb 12, 2014 18:45 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff Latest update [?] UPS 767 Big 2014 contracts to 2 teams; Evergreen dies in Chapter 7. Feb 11/14: US TRANSCOM awards 2 firm-fixed-price … Continue reading

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Report says security background check company received $16 million in awards

[Translate] Report says security background check company received $16 million in awards Jonathan Ernst/REUTERS – A view shows the United States Investigations Services (USIS) headquarters in Falls Church, Va.A Congressional report said USIS received bonuses despite taking shortcuts on background … Continue reading

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Top Executive at Security-Check Firm Resigns

[Translate] Top Executive at Security-Check Firm Resigns By Dion Nissenbaum Feb. 11, 2014 7:47 p.m. ET A top executive at the company that performed the most recent background check of Edward Snowden abruptly resigned this week after receiving new information … Continue reading

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Waste and Fraud in Afghanistan: A Greatest Hits Collection

[Translate] Waste and Fraud in Afghanistan: A Greatest Hits Collection The government watchdog has 318 ongoing cases, according to its latest quarterly report. SIGAR has recently gotten push back over its reports from military, State Department, and USAID officials.(Mario Tama/Getty … Continue reading

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Contracting group pushes for Supreme Court review of contractor liability

[Translate] Contracting group pushes for Supreme Court review of contractor liability Feb. 11, 2014 – 06:00AM By ANDY MEDICI The Professional Services Council is pushing the Supreme Court to review a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that a lawsuit filed … Continue reading

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