Category Archives: Afghanistan

Aegis Defense Services awarded contract for private security services at Kandahar Airfield

Aegis Defense Services awarded contract for private security services at Kandahar Airfield Press Operations No: CR-224-14 November 21, 2014 CONTRACTS     Aegis Defense Services, LLC, McLean, Virginia, was awarded a $12,756,407 firm-fixed-price contract for private security services at Kandahar … Continue reading

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Taxpayers charged for Afghan project months after KBR contract terminated

Taxpayers charged for Afghan project months after KBR contract terminated Internal military report details bitter feud between contractor, Pentagon auditors The Pentagon, across the Potomac River from Washington, is seen in this aerial view in March 2008. (Associated Press) ** … Continue reading

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Taliban attack contractor compound in Kabul amid increased violence

 Taliban attack contractor compound in Kabul amid increased violence Traffic flows in front of a bomb crater created by a Taliban suicide attack on the Green Village foreign contractor compound in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Carlo Munoz/Stars and … Continue reading

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Veterans claim contractor in charge of burn pits is responsible for lung illnesses

Veterans claim contractor in charge of burn pits is responsible for lung illnesses November 17, 2014 at 6:35 PM EST Throughout the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, all kinds of things — batteries, paint, plastic, electronics, even whole vehicles — were … Continue reading

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Audit Faults State Dept’s Kabul Embassy Security Management

Audit Faults State Dept’s Kabul Embassy Security Management November 17, 2014 The U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. A federal audit has found problems with the State Department’s oversight of security at the U.S. embassy in Afghanistan. The audit, issued November 3, showed … Continue reading

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DynCorp Slammed Over Bid To Escape Afghan Deal Dispute

DynCorp Slammed Over Bid To Escape Afghan Deal Dispute By Daniel Wilson Law360, Washington (October 27, 2014, 6:09 PM ET) — C3PO International Ltd. on Monday hit back at DynCorp International LLC’s bid to escape a nearly $6.6 million Texas … Continue reading

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Overseas Contractor Trends For The Last 14 Quarters

William Beaver Overseas Contractor Trends For The Last 14 Quarters Nov 7 2014 The Department of Defense reported that the number of contractors working in the CENTCOM AOR was down by 5,300 for the 4th Quarter of FY2014. To see … Continue reading

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Probe exposes sloppy management by security firm guarding U.S. Embassy in Kabul

Probe exposes sloppy management by security firm guarding U.S. Embassy in Kabul By Luke Rosiak | November 4, 2014 | 5:00 am Topics: Watchdog Afghanistan National Security State Department Inspectors General Accountability The contractors could not show that “guards are … Continue reading

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Guns, Chocolates & WhatsApp in Kabul

Guns, Chocolates & WhatsApp in Kabul What is it like to live as a mercenary guard in a war zone? An alternative portrait of the Indian abroad. By Betwa Sharma | Grist Media – Banuchandar Rajendran, a 29 year security commander … Continue reading

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LLMITATIONS OF THE CONTINGENCY CONTRACTING FRAMEWORK: FINDING EFFECTIVE WAYS TO POLICE FOREIGN SUBCONTRACTORS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN

LLMITATIONS OF THE CONTINGENCY CONTRACTING FRAMEWORK: FINDING EFFECTIVE WAYS TO POLICE FOREIGN SUBCONTRACTORS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN TyIer, Carissa N. Public Contract Law Journal41.2 (Winter 2012): 453-472. Abstract (summary) According to the US Commission on Wartime Contracting, as much as … Continue reading

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