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The Swansea Commando who refused to die – and has now helped raise £60,000 for charity

The Swansea Commando who refused to die – and has now helped raise £60,000 for charity By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: November 12, 2014 Gareth Evans with an American padre while recovering from a sniper wound in Iraq. … Continue reading

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Rep. Wants Details On Federal Employee Cybersecurity Breach

Rep. Wants Details On Federal Employee Cybersecurity Breach By Khadijah M. Britton Law360, New York (November 13, 2014, 12:55 PM ET) — A ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform requested information Wednesday from the president … Continue reading

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US Renews Bid To Resolve KBR Kickback Suit

US Renews Bid To Resolve KBR Kickback Suit By Khadijah M. Britton Law360, New York (November 18, 2014, 2:17 PM ET) — The United States again asked for partial resolution of its claims in Texas federal court on Monday in … 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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KBR contractor probed by Senate, House over documents silencing whistleblowers

KBR contractor probed by Senate, House over documents silencing whistleblowers Rep. Elijah Cummings, D- Md., (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) **FILE** more > By Jim McElhatton – The Washington Times – Thursday, November 20, 2014 Top Senate and House Democrats pressed government … Continue reading

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Military Training Dilemma: To Outsource or Not?

Military Training Dilemma: To Outsource or Not?  December 2014  By Sandra Erwin CAE offered the government of Brunei a deal it could not refuse: To build a state-of-the-art training center the Southeast Asian nation could make available to its armed … 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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Jimmy Mubenga death: plane passenger ‘saw him die’ after being restrained by G4S officers

Jimmy Mubenga death: plane passenger ‘saw him die’ after being restrained by G4S officers getsurrey.co.uk By Amani Hughes 18 November 2014 10:52 © 2014 Trinity Mirror A security guard from Horley is one of three men standing trial for the … Continue reading

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Jurors handcuffed in aeroplane seats at G4S trial

Jurors handcuffed in aeroplane seats at G4S trial The simulation formed part of the manslaughter case against three G4S guards accused of causing the death of 46-year-old Jimmy Mubenga Jimmy Mubenga lost consciousness while the flight deporting him was on … Continue reading

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