Category Archives: Afghanistan

Inspector Critiques U.S. Spending in Afghanistan, to Dramatic Effect

Inspector Critiques U.S. Spending in Afghanistan, to Dramatic Effect By RON NIXONAUG. 24, 2015 WASHINGTON — When the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, an American government watchdog, requested information in June about health clinics in that country funded by … Continue reading

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N. Brookfield veteran killed in suicide bombing in Afghanistan

N. Brookfield veteran killed in suicide bombing in Afghanistan Richard McEvoy was defense contractor for DynCorp UPDATED 6:03 AM EDT Aug 25, 2015 NORTH BROOKFIELD, Mass. —A North Brookfield veteran working as a defense contractor was killed in a suicide bombing … Continue reading

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Second Georgia man among dead: Afghanistan suicide bombing also killed Floyd County man.

Second Georgia man among dead: Afghanistan suicide bombing also killed Floyd County man. The Atlanta Journal – Constitution By Willoughby Mariano Staff 25 August 2015 B2 A second Georgia contractor was among the Americans slain in a recent suicide car … Continue reading

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Ex-Ga. deputy was ‘father of the year': Man killed in suicide bombing in Afghanistan.

Ex-Ga. deputy was ‘father of the year': Man killed in suicide bombing in Afghanistan. The Atlanta Journal – Constitution By Willoughby Mariano Staff 24 August 2015, A7 The former Floyd County deputy killed Saturday in a suicide car bombing worked … Continue reading

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Garland man killed in Afghanistan wanted to make world safer, friend says Corey Dodge, 40, of Garland.

Garland man killed in Afghanistan wanted to make world safer, friend says Courtesy of Letha Dodge Corey Dodge, 40, of Garland. By Stephen Betts, BDN Staff Posted Aug. 24, 2015, at 4:06 p.m. Last modified Aug. 24, 2015, at 5:27 … Continue reading

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Dyncorp Workers Killed By Bomb Were Afghan Army Trainers

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Afghanistan Dyncorp Workers Killed By Bomb Were Afghan Army Trainers August 25, 2015 Three DynCorp International employees who were killed by a car bomb in Kabul last weekend all worked on a program to train the … Continue reading

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Critiquing U.S. Spending in Afghanistan, to Dramatic Effect

Critiquing U.S. Spending in Afghanistan, to Dramatic Effect By RON NIXONAUG. 24, 2015 WASHINGTON — When the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, an American government watchdog, requested information in June about health clinics in that country funded by the … Continue reading

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Maine contractor killed in Afghanistan blast had ‘dreaded his last trip there,’ mother says

Posted Yesterday at 12:14 PM Updated at 8:17 AM Maine contractor killed in Afghanistan blast had ‘dreaded his last trip there,’ mother says Corey Dodge, 40, a father of four from Garland, had been doing tours there since 2006 and … Continue reading

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USAID and Watchdog Continue Sparring Over Afghan Health Clinics

USAID and Watchdog Continue Sparring Over Afghan Health Clinics By Charles S. Clark 8:00 AM ET SIGAR John Sopko Charles Dharapak/AP In another volley over measuring results of a $210 million U.S.-funded health care program run by the Afghan government, … Continue reading

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SIGAR Letter to USAID Concerning Accuracy of Location Data for Afghan Health Facilities

SIGAR Letter to USAID Concerning Accuracy of Location Data for Afghan Health Facilities Today, SIGAR published its response to USAID concerning the accuracy of location data for health facilities supported by a $210 million USAID-funded program in Afghanistan. The letter … Continue reading

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