Category Archives: Afghanistan

$2.89 Million DOD-Funded Facility Never Used & Not Maintained

Today, SIGAR released two reports. The first is an inspection of the Gereshk Cold and Dry Storage Facility in Helmand, Afghanistan, which has never been used and is not being maintained. The $2.89 million facility was funded by the DOD’s … Continue reading

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SIGAR review of USAID’s cancelled Afghanistan reconstruction contracts

SIGAR published a review of USAID’s cancelled Afghanistan reconstruction contracts since 2008.  The review shows that over $237 million has been disbursed for these contracts and that USAID’s termination of some contracts seems to relate to inefficient or ineffective pre-award … Continue reading

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A small decal tells the story of love and loss

STICKER STORIES: A small decal tells the story of love and loss Lee McCubbins was killed in Afghanistan in December Chris Hurst, churst@wdbj7.com POSTED: 11:48 PM EDT Jul 10, 2014    UPDATED: 04:17 AM EDT Jul 11, 2014 Sticker Stories: Family remembers former Danville police officer AXTON, Va. -We have another Sticker … Continue reading

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USAID’s Accelerated Sustainable AgricultureProgram and Afghanistan Stabilization Initiative:Audit of Costs Incurred by Chemonics International, Inc.

  USAID’s Accelerated Sustainable AgricultureProgram and Afghanistan Stabilization Initiative: Audit of Costs Incurred by  Chemonics International, Inc.

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DOD Wants To Alert Contractors Of Afghan Tax Requirements

DOD Wants To Alert Contractors Of Afghan Tax Requirements By Ama Sarfo Law360, New York (June 24, 2014, 5:35 PM ET) — The U.S. Department of Defense wants to update agency regulations to reflect that U.S. contractors working in Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Fallen hero remembered one year later

Fallen hero remembered one year later By Eddie Mowen Jr. emowen@civitasmedia.com Law enforcement officer and local grad Kurt Muncy was killed one year ago on July 2. His parents strive to keep his

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C-27A Shining Example of the Billions Wasted in Afghanistan

C-27A Shining Example of the Billions Wasted in Afghanistan July 2, 2014 A C-27A Spartan aircraft belonging to the Afghan National Army Air Force. With the recent collapse of the Iraqi state and its armed forces, the American taxpayer might correctly question … Continue reading

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Sen. McCaskill investigates troubled power plant in Afghanistan

Sen. McCaskill investigates troubled power plant in Afghanistan By Lindsay Wise McClatchy Washington BureauJuly 1, 2014 August 5, 2009: President Hamid Karzai opened the first 35MW block of a 100 MW diesel power plant in Kabul, significantly expanding power to … Continue reading

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‘Guns for Hire, Death on Demand’: The Permissibility of U.S. Outsourcing of Drone Attacks to Civilian Surrogates of the Armed Forces and Challenges to Traditional Just War Theory

‘Guns for Hire, Death on Demand’: The Permissibility of U.S. Outsourcing of Drone Attacks to Civilian Surrogates of the Armed Forces and Challenges to Traditional Just War Theory Kevin H. Govern Ave Maria School of Law ; California University of … Continue reading

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Army lt. col. sentenced to jail for money laundering

Army lt. col. sentenced to jail for money laundering Jun. 16, 2014 – 04:21PM   |   By Karen Jowers Staff writer An Army Reserve lieutenant colonel was sentenced to 3½ years in federal prison June 13 after pleading guilty to charges … Continue reading

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