Daily Archives: June 20, 2015

Defining the Modern-Day Mercenary

[Translate] Defining the Modern-Day Mercenary I have seen a lot hype in the press and on social media networks about the modern-day mercenary. The mainstream media uses the term ‘mercenary’ to describe anyone other than the military or press in conflict zones. … Continue reading

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Military contractor loses medical license following training abuses

[Translate] Military contractor loses medical license following training abuses John Hagmann, right, teaches a course in treating battlefield trauma around 2010. (Reuters) By Laura Vozzella June 19 at 6:16 PM Follow @LVozzella ICHMOND — The Virginia Board of Medicine on … Continue reading

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Ex-Army contracting official sentenced for trying to extort bribes

[Translate] Ex-Army contracting official sentenced for trying to extort bribes By Matt Zapotosky June 19 Follow @mattzap A former Army contracting official who tried to extort a half-million dollars in bribes from two executives of a Fairfax, Va., company was … Continue reading

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