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Mercenaries and America’s Defense

Letters to the Editor Mercenaries and America’s Defense The Wall Street Journal 29 October 2014 Regarding Linda Robinson’s review of Ann Hagedorn‘s “The Invisible Soldiers” (Bookshelf, Oct. 23): Ronald Reagan would never have countenanced an Army whose allegiance was split … Continue reading

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Military immigrant program halted

Military immigrant program halted Even a change that only affects a small group has created a bureaucratic headache. | Getty By SEUNG MIN KIM and JEREMY HERB | 10/23/14 5:18 PM EDT Updated: 10/23/14 7:23 PM EDT A popular military … Continue reading

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Blackwater Guards Verdict Seen as Modest U.S., Iraq Gain

Blackwater Guards Verdict Seen as Modest U.S., Iraq Gain By Andrew Zajac Oct 23, 2014 12:01 AM ET 39 Comments  Photographer: Cliff Owen/AP Photo Former Blackwater Worldwide guard Nicholas Slatten leaves federal court in Washington,… Read More A former Blackwater … Continue reading

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Feds Buy Back USASpending Website After Contractor Bankruptcy

Feds Buy Back USASpending Website After Contractor Bankruptcy kentoh/Shutterstock.com By Rebecca Carroll October 10, 2014 1 Comment The government procured its own spending transparency website and the primary data system behind it on the same day last month the contract … Continue reading

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DoD policy will allow some immigrants in U.S. illegally to serve

DoD policy will allow some immigrants in U.S. illegally to serve Sep. 25, 2014 – 08:43PM U.S. service members recite the Pledge of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at Department of Interior on Sept. 23, 2011, in Washington, D.C. (Alex … Continue reading

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Japanese national feared captured by militants in Syria

“The video can be seen at the website of Tokyo-based private military firm PMC (Private Military Company), which lists Yukawa as its chief executive, who is shown beside some right-wing Japanese activists in pictures on the site, according to AFP.” … Continue reading

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Tactical Veteran: Private security contractor jobs offer good money – with risks

Tactical Veteran: Private security contractor jobs offer good money – with risks Jul. 8, 2014 – 12:30PM   | By Steven Maieli How does a six-figure, tax-free job overseas sound? It’s well known throughout the military that what you earn while … Continue reading

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Private Military Contractor International

Click to read Private Military Contractor International April 2014 Published on 9 March 2014 in “General”, language — English. 32 pages. Issue description: Private Military Contractor International is a digital magazine specifically for PMC Operatives and companies involved in the … Continue reading

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Army Contracting Command Failed to Spot $100M in Overbilling

Army Contracting Command Failed to Spot $100M in Overbilling By Charles S. Clark May 20, 2014 6 Comments Prime contractor Northrop Grumman and subcontractor DynCorp overcharged the government anywhere from $91 million to $123 million from 2007 to 2013. Kevork … Continue reading

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And now, a hiatus

  I have some priorities to work on, so postings will resume on, or a few days after 16th of Adar II, 5774 aka March 18 2014.

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