Monthly Archives: April 2014

Navy dolphin trainer drowns in San Diego Bay

[Translate] Navy dolphin trainer drowns in San Diego Bay April 30, 2014 17:31 GMT SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a contractor with a Navy program that trains dolphins and sea lions for missions drowned during a nighttime marine mammal … Continue reading

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US Army looking for air services contractors

[Translate] US Army looking for air services contractors Written by Oscar Nkala, Wednesday, 30 April 2014 The US Army has issued a pre-solicitation notice seeking the services of a private military contractor capable of operating fixed-wing and rotary airlift services … Continue reading

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Tales from the inside: drugs and disorder at G4S’s prison of the future

[Translate] Tales from the inside: drugs and disorder at G4S’s prison of the future Oakwood was to be the blueprint for a new generation of big, cheap jails, yet it has been slated by inspectors and prisoners, who say inexperienced … Continue reading

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Fresh details revealed of growing tensions before deadly Manus riot

[Translate] Fresh details revealed of growing tensions before deadly Manus riot • Exclusive: power cuts and food delays partly blamed • Presence of local guards was ‘an aggravation’ • PNG police dog squad entered compound twice • G4S report excerpts … Continue reading

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Why I chose to become a security officer on Manus Island

[Translate] Why I chose to become a security officer on Manus Island Working with refugees, I heard some of the most horrific and tragic of stories. The death of Reza Barati deeply shook me, and prompted me to be the … Continue reading

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SIGAR April 2014 Quarterly Report to Congress

[Translate] SIGAR April 2014 Quarterly Report to Congress Today, SIGAR released its April 2014 Quarterly Report to Congress. The report highlights the threat corruption poses and provides an overview of the Afghanistan reconstruction effort. Since 2002, Congress has appropriated nearly … Continue reading

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Afghanistan Corruption Fostered by U.S., Pentagon Found

[Translate] Afghanistan Corruption Fostered by U.S., Pentagon Found By Tony Capaccio Apr 29, 2014 7:40 PM ET Related Afghanistan Corruption Report The U.S. government “created an environment that fostered corruption” in Afghanistan by supporting warlords, relying on private trucking contracts … Continue reading

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The mercenary moniker: Condemnations, contradictions and the politics of definition

[Translate] The mercenary moniker: Condemnations, contradictions and the politics of definition. Authors:Ettinger, Aaron1 Source: Security Dialogue. Apr 2014, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p174-191. 18p. Document Type: Article Abstract: Despite considerable efforts, the concept of the ‘mercenary’ remains ill-defined within the … Continue reading

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2 former Navy SEALs dead on ship died of drugs

[Translate] 2 former Navy SEALs dead on ship died of drugs Last Updated: Tue, Apr 29, 2014 19:46 hrs Seychelles police say a mixture of heroin and alcohol caused the deaths of two former U.S. Navy SEALs. A police statement … Continue reading

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Supreme Group Gets $262M Contract to Support SPV Operations on Guam

[Translate] Supreme Group Gets $262M Contract to Support SPV Operations on Guam Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 April 2014 18:59 Written by News Release Tuesday, 29 April 2014 18:44 Reston, Virginia -(April 29) – PRNewswire – Supreme Group, a global … Continue reading

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