Daily Archives: December 22, 2015

PAE joint venture beats back another protest, wins $488M contract for Navy base work in Guam

[Translate] PAE joint venture beats back another protest, wins $488M contract for Navy base work in Guam Dec 15, 2015, 12:54pm EST A joint venture led by Arlington-based PAE has been awarded a $488 million contract to handle base maintenance … Continue reading

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 Natural Resources Were Supposed to Make Afghanistan Rich. Here’s What’s Happening to Them.

[Translate] Natural Resources Were Supposed to Make Afghanistan Rich. Here’s What’s Happening to Them. Traveling to Logar Province reveals unmanageable violence and co-optation by foreign companies. By Antony LoewensteinTwitter December 14, 2015 An Afghan boy works at a construction site … Continue reading

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The Defense Base Act’s Exclusive Workers Compensation Scheme for Overseas

[Translate] The Defense Base Act’s Exclusive Workers Compensation Scheme for Overseas 12/14/2015 by Lawrence Ebner, Lisa Norrett Himes | Dentons Understanding the preemptive role of the Defense Base Act (‘‘DBA’’) is crucial for any federal government contractor performing overseas work for … Continue reading

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To Hell and Back: The Untold Story of the Real Heroes of Benghazi

[Translate] To Hell and Back: The Untold Story of the Real Heroes of Benghazi They survived Benghazi only to become unwitting players in a never-ending scandal. If they have to fight, they’ll fight — but this time it’s to protect … Continue reading

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The whistleblower who exposed flawed security clearance system finally gets his reward

[Translate] The whistleblower who exposed flawed security clearance system finally gets his reward Blake Percival, a whistleblower who had exposed dangerous flaws in the nation’s security clearance system, stands in front of the federal courthouse in Montgomery, Ala. THE WASHINGTON … Continue reading

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DynCorp Takes Afghanistan

[Translate] DynCorp Takes Afghanistan by Vivian Poole on 17/12/2015 DynCorp International, the Falls Church, Va., provider of mission critical services to the U.S. military, got good news Thursday from Houston rival KBR, which said it would not be protesting the … Continue reading

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New DFARS Clauses Raise Spectre of FCA Liability For Use of Overly Broad Confidentiality Agreements

[Translate] New DFARS Clauses Raise Spectre of FCA Liability For Use of Overly Broad Confidentiality Agreements USA December 15 2015 On October 29, 2015, the Department of Defense (DOD) added two new clauses to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement … Continue reading

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Three East Midlands police forces reject G4S control room deal

[Translate] Three East Midlands police forces reject G4S control room deal 21 December 2015 Image caption The three police forces decided not to go ahead with a plan to have private firm G4S operate their controls rooms and 999 service … Continue reading

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Serco payments defended by Corrections

[Translate] Serco payments defended by Corrections Saturday 19 Dec 2015 12:45 p.m. Green Party corrections spokesman David Clendon (3 News) The Corrections Department is defending payments to private prison operator Serco the Greens allege were bonuses for running trouble-plagued Mt … Continue reading

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Veterans Say ‘Burn Pits’ Created Toxic Clouds That Made Them Sick

[Translate] Veterans Say ‘Burn Pits’ Created Toxic Clouds That Made Them Sick Updated December 18, 20151:36 PM ET Published December 18, 20154:59 AM ET Daniel Hajek Arezou Rezvani Listen to the Story Morning Edition 4:16

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