Category Archives: Afghanistan

DynCorp sued for breach of contract by Afghanistan subcontractor

DynCorp sued for breach of contract by Afghanistan subcontractor By Amrita Jayakumar September 18 at 6:04 PM DynCorp International, the country’s biggest logistics contractor in Afghanistan, is being sued by one of its subcontractors. The McLean-based defense contractor did not honor the … Continue reading

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SIGAR: State Department may have spent millions on unneeded telecommunications towers

SIGAR: State Department may have spent millions on unneeded telecommunications towers By Carlo Munoz Stars and Stripes Published: September 18, 2014 At a cost of $6.5 million, the State Department built six telecommunications towers in Afghanistan that have apparently never … Continue reading

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Is Human Trafficking Necessary for Mission Success?

Is Human Trafficking Necessary for Mission Success? Posted on September 15, 2014 | By Michael Schindler Let me first set the stage before I share what I’m about to share – in order to complete most large scale missions, it … Continue reading

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Afghanistan IG Warns Agencies Should Brace for More Scrutiny

Afghanistan IG Warns Agencies Should Brace for More Scrutiny By Charles S. Clark September 16, 2014 SIGAR John F. Sopko says oversight will continue even after the U.S. winds down its presence in Afghanistan. Special IG for Afghanistan Reconstruction Though … Continue reading

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G4S private army of Gurkhas wins medals for gallantry in Kabul

G4S private army of Gurkhas wins medals for gallantry in Kabul Clare Sambrook 3 September 2014 • Honour citation sheds light on security industry’s role in ‘War on Terror’. • G4S Gurkhas deployed against environmental protesters in the UK. Detail … Continue reading

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John Sopko remarks, Sep. 12, 2014

John F. Sopko Remarks Prepared for Delivery Georgetown University Washington, D.C. Friday, September 12, 2014 Good Afternoon, Thank you Dr. McNaugher for that kind introduction. I want to thank you and your colleagues for inviting me to speak today. I’m … Continue reading

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Army Preps For New MSFV Training And Support Contract

Army Preps For New MSFV Training And Support Contract Ground Vehicles Report 2 September 2014  Inside Washington Publishers. The Army is preparing to accept bids for a logistics and training support contract aimed at sustaining the fleet of vehicles used … Continue reading

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Inspector General: U.S. Continues to Pay Afghan Contractors Aiding the Enemy

Inspector General: U.S. Continues to Pay Afghan Contractors Aiding the Enemy “Army permits deadly enemies and their sympathizers to get federal dollars which can be used to buy the means to kill our troops.” by Bridget Johnson September 5, 2014 … Continue reading

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Hopewell man working at U.S. Embassy dies in Afghanistan

Hopewell man working at U.S. Embassy dies in Afghanistan Published: September 5, 2014 A Hopewell man working as a private security contractor at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul died Monday in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. State Department.

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“Transparency—For the IGs and the Public Interest”

DynCorp International Airfield Operations Team Provides Support in Afghanistan September 4, 2014 at 4:10 pm DynCorp International’s Airfield Operations Team provides support as part of the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) in Afghanistan. It supports the airfield operations and management, … Continue reading

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