Daily Archives: March 25, 2014

Munson: Mayor’s fight against fraud in Afghanistan full of intrigue

[Translate] ADVERTISEMENT Munson: Mayor’s fight against fraud in Afghanistan full of intrigue Feb. 23, 2014 A soldier-mayor’s story: A remarkable deployment, …: George Toubekis, mayor of University Park and a sergeant first class in the Iowa Army National Guard, returned … Continue reading

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Defense Contractor Forced to Lay Off Employees in Cville

[Translate] Defense Contractor Forced to Lay Off Employees in Cville Posted: Mar 20, 2014 12:38 PM EST Updated: Mar 20, 2014 12:18 PM EST Niitek Charlottesville CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (WVIR) – Dozens of people in Charlottesville are currently looking at another … Continue reading

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Telecoms contractor could be called to account for drone deaths

[Translate] Public Sector IT Exploring the challenges involved in large-scale IT in the public sector Telecoms contractor could be called to account for drone deaths By Mark Ballard on March 21, 2014 12:22 PM Telecoms supplier BT could be asked … Continue reading

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Pentagon wants contractor to pick propaganda audiences

[Translate] Pentagon wants contractor to pick propaganda audiences Ray Locker, USA TODAY 5:44 p.m. EST February 27, 2014 (Photo: (Photo: Sgt. Joshua T. Greenfield, 2nd Marine Division)) SHARECONNECTTWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE Military officials are moving ahead with a plan to pick potential target … Continue reading

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Former Ranger’s flip-flop company aids conflict areas

[Translate] Former Ranger’s flip-flop company aids conflict areas Mar. 20, 2014 – 04:09PM Former Army Ranger Matthew Griffin runs Combat Flip Flops out of his garage. (Jon Anderson/Staff) By Jon R. Anderson Staff writer As an Army Ranger, Capt. Matthew … Continue reading

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Intelligence contractor at Fort Belvoir pleads guilty

[Translate] Intelligence contractor at Fort Belvoir pleads guilty By Christian Davenport, Published: March 18  A government contractor on Tuesday pleaded guilty to submitting false claims while working for the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency at Fort Belvoir. Thomas J. Cicatello, 32, of … Continue reading

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FBI offers reward for clues in Baghdad contractor slaying

[Translate] FBI offers reward for clues in Baghdad contractor slaying By Susanna Capelouto, CNN updated 7:52 PM EDT, Fri March 21, 2014 Security guards reported seeing James Kitterman’s car leave the U.S. Consulate compound in Baghdad. His body was found … Continue reading

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Worker Abuse at American Bases

[Translate] The Opinion Pages | Editorial Worker Abuse at American Bases By THE EDITORIAL BOARD MARCH 23, 2014 Some 37,000 privately contracted workers, mostly from India, Nepal, the Philippines and Uganda, prepare meals, do laundry, sort garbage and provide other … Continue reading

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AFP PODCAST & ARTICLES: Afghanistan Civilian Contractor Exposes Corruption; Trillions Wasted

[Translate] AFP PODCAST & ARTICLES: Afghanistan Civilian Contractor Exposes Corruption; Trillions Wasted March 22, 2014   AFP AFP PODCAST A new book by a civilian contractor, the first of its kind written by someone intimately involved with Afghanistan’s so-called reconstruction … Continue reading

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Key customer for Erickson Air-Crane depends on Afghanistan contracts

[Translate] Key customer for Erickson Air-Crane depends on Afghanistan contracts Five years ago, Tuesday, Erickson Air-Crane held a public ceremony to mark the opening of its headquarters in southwest Portland’s Johns Landing area. An Erickson helicopter pilot performed a demonstration … Continue reading

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