Daily Archives: February 14, 2014

KBR Fights To Protect Privileged Docs In FCA Suit

[Translate] KBR Fights To Protect Privileged Docs In FCA Suit Share us on: Twitter Facebook LinkedIn By Stephanie Russell-Kraft 0 Comments Law360, New York (February 13, 2014, 4:09 PM ET) — KBR Inc. urged a Washington, D.C., federal judge Wednesday … Continue reading

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Former Civilian Translator Embedded with Military Units in Afghanistan Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

[Translate] Former Civilian Translator Embedded with Military Units in Afghanistan Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges U.S. Attorney’s Office February 13, 2014 Eastern District of Texas (409) 839-2538(409) 839-2538 SHERMAN, TX—A 39-year-old McKinney, Texas woman has pleaded guilty to federal violations … Continue reading

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Contingency Contracting: State and USAID Made Progress Assessing and Implementing Changes, but Further Actions Needed

[Translate] February 14 2014 The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released the following reports and testimony today: Contingency Contracting: State and USAID Made Progress Assessing and Implementing Changes, but Further Actions Needed GAO-14-229, February 14. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-14-229 Highlights – http://www.gao.gov/assets/670/660955.pdf What … Continue reading

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Attrition: The Revenge Of The Mercenaries

[Translate] Attrition: The Revenge Of The Mercenaries February 13, 2014:  With the U.S. and other Western militaries downsizing, a growing number of countries and companies are seeking to employ these unemployed military personnel. The UAE (United Arab Emirates), Russia, Australia, … Continue reading

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Defense contractors make three times private sector wages, numbers show

[Translate] Defense contractors make three times private sector wages, numbers show By Logan Porter | FEBRUARY 12, 2014 AT 4:51 PM The numbers show federal contractors are paid an average of twice what than private sector… President Obama put federal … Continue reading

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Casals & Associates to Support USAID Transition Initiatives in Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean

[Translate] Casals & Associates to Support USAID Transition Initiatives in Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean February 13, 2014 MCLEAN, Va. — Casals & Associates, a DynCorp International company, today announced that it has been awarded a position on … Continue reading

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