Daily Archives: February 11, 2015

Contractor tries again to get Abu Ghraib lawsuit tossed out

[Translate] Contractor tries again to get Abu Ghraib lawsuit tossed out By Matthew Barakat, The Associated Press 5:29 p.m. EST February 6, 2015 (Photo: Wathiq Khuzaie, Getty Images) ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A defense contractor that supplied interrogators to the notorious … Continue reading

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Navy censures 3 admirals in far-reaching bribery investigation

[Translate] Navy censures 3 admirals in far-reaching bribery investigation By Craig Whitlock February 10 at 8:59 PM Follow @craigmwhitlock The Navy announced Tuesday that it has censured three admirals for ethics violations as part of a historic corruption scandal that … Continue reading

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‘Fat Leonard’ Procurement Scandal Takes Down Three Rear Admirals

[Translate] ‘Fat Leonard’ Procurement Scandal Takes Down Three Rear Admirals Feb 11, 2015 00:26 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff The Secretary of the Navy issued letters of censure to three rear admirals – all of whom are retiring – … Continue reading

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S.434 – A bill to strengthen the accountability of individuals involved in misconduct affecting the integrity of background investigations, to update guidelines for security clearances, to prevent conflicts of interest relating to contractors providing background investigation fieldwork services and investigative support services, and for other purposes.

[Translate] S.434 – A bill to strengthen the accountability of individuals involved in misconduct affecting the integrity of background investigations, to update guidelines for security clearances, to prevent conflicts of interest relating to contractors providing background investigation fieldwork services and … Continue reading

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H.R.65 – Civilian Contractors Engaged in Intelligence Activities Reduction Act of 2015

[Translate] H.R.65 – Civilian Contractors Engaged in Intelligence Activities Reduction Act of 2015 114th Congress (2015-2016) |  Bill Sponsor: Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Introduced 01/06/2015) Committees: House – Intelligence (Permanent) Latest Action: 01/06/2015 Referred to the House Committee on … Continue reading

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Army Documents Explain That Computer Expert Christopher Glenn Stole Secret Files

[Translate] Palm Beach News Army Documents Explain That Computer Expert Christopher Glenn Stole Secret Files By Kyle Swenson Thu., Feb. 5 2015 at 9:00 AM Photo by Colin via Wikipedia Commons It has all the makings of a big-screen thriller. … Continue reading

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Aegis Defence Services – The organizational chart displays its 11 executives, including Graham Binns and James Ellery

[Translate] Aegis Defence Services – The organizational chart displays its 11 executives, including Graham Binns and James Ellery TheOfficialBoard 29 January 2015, In the Security industry, there are 199 large companies in 44 countries, with a total of 1,972 top … Continue reading

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Manus workers on wrong visas

[Translate] Perspective Manus workers on wrong visas The Australian Financial Review By Lisa Murray and Angus Grigg 7 February 2015 Detention centre Under pressure to complete Manus Island staff accommodation, contractors continued to work with incorrect visas, reveal Lisa Murray … Continue reading

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Life on the edge in a detention centre

[Translate] Life on the edge in a detention centre The Argus By Henry Holloway 11 February 2015 BROOK House detention centre sits on Gatwick’s southern perimeter. There has been a spate of dramatic incidents in recent weeks, a detainee is … Continue reading

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Killer’s devilish claims

[Translate] News Killer’s devilish claims Daily Star 11 February 2015, A SECURITY guard who killed two fellow workers wrote that he was “the Anti-Christ”. Danny Fitzsimons, a former paratrooper from Middleton, Gtr Manchester, is serving 20 years in an Iraqi … Continue reading

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