Daily Archives: October 3, 2017

DynCorp Awarded $64M Air Force War Reserve Materiel Support Extension

[Translate] DynCorp Awarded $64M Air Force War Reserve Materiel Support Extension Posted By: Scott Nicholason: October 03, 2017In: Industry News, News Print Email The U.S. Air Force has awarded DynCorp International a one-year, $64.1 million contract modification to help the Air Forces Central … Continue reading

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Boots Off the Ground: The Use of Contractors to Train Foreign Militaries by the U.S. Government

[Translate] Defence-In-Depth Research from the Defence Studies Department, King’s College London Boots Off the Ground: The Use of Contractors to Train Foreign Militaries by the U.S. Government Miss Whitney Grespin As the U.S. and allied forces attempted to draw down from … Continue reading

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Private security guards from G4S and Serco could ‘be handed power to make arrests’

[Translate] you’re nicked Private security guards from G4S and Serco could ‘be handed power to make arrests’ Employees of security giants like G4S or Serco would be able to detain people for failing to pay court fines or breaching community … Continue reading

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Tories to give private firms like G4S and Serco POWERS TO ARREST people in shocking £290m privatisation deal

[Translate] Tories to give private firms like G4S and Serco POWERS TO ARREST people in shocking £290m privatisation deal By William J Richardson– 30th September 2017 One of the trade offs in modern society is that we potentially allow ourselves … Continue reading

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G4S employee given two-year sentence for bomb threat

[Translate] G4S employee given two-year sentence for bomb threat Daniel Garland jailed for blackmail after sending letter threatening to blow up G4S vans and demanding £1m Daniel Garland read out a letter via videolink apologising to former colleagues and the … Continue reading

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Some in Congress express concern over AAR Airlift Group contract

[Translate] Some in Congress express concern over AAR Airlift Group contract Palmetto Business Daily Reports | Oct 2, 2017 The contract tasks AAR Airlift Group with ferrying VIPs into and around Iraq, Afghanistan and other areas where security is paramount. … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Drug War and Neoliberal Energy Reforms Could Be Good for Business, Especially Mercenary Companies

[Translate] Mexico’s Drug War and Neoliberal Energy Reforms Could Be Good for Business, Especially Mercenary Companies Mexico October 2, 2017 Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera Mexico, Uncategorized 0 A military parade commemorates independence in Mexico, Sept. 16, 2015. Source: Presidencia de la República … Continue reading

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Police Used Private Security Aircraft for Surveillance in Standing Rock No-Fly Zone

[Translate] Police Used Private Security Aircraft for Surveillance in Standing Rock No-Fly Zone Alleen Brown, Will Parrish, Alice Speri September 29 2017, 10:41 a.m. TigerSwan Tactics

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Fluor Federal Solutions replaces DZSP 21 as Guam Naval base contractor

[Translate] Fluor Federal Solutions replaces DZSP 21 as Guam Naval base contractor Steve Limtiaco, Pacific Daily News Published 8:22 p.m. ChT Sept. 22, 2017 | Updated 12:43 p.m. ChT Sept. 23, 2017 Play Video Naval Base Guam hosted a diving … Continue reading

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Think carefully about the consequences of privatization

[Translate] Think carefully about the consequences of privatization John Shellenberger Sep 20, 2017 Republicans are leading an effort to privatize many functions that government now performs. Some functions of the military (food preparation, waste disposal, even guard duty) are now … Continue reading

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