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Blackwater Founder Wants to Fight Ebola, ISIS, and for the GOP to ‘Get Off Their Ass’

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Asawin Suebsaeng 09.19.14 Blackwater Founder Wants to Fight Ebola, ISIS, and for the GOP to ‘Get Off Their Ass’ Erik Prince says his old private army could have dealt with the Islamic State militants on their … Continue reading

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Rep. Cummings wants to subpoena USIS chief over fraud allegations, cyberattack

Rep. Cummings wants to subpoena USIS chief over fraud allegations, cyberattack Comments 6 Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) wants to subpoena Sterling Phillips, the chief executive of background-check contractor USIS. The lawmaker says the company has been unresponsive to questions from … Continue reading

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In wake of USIS contract halt, CACI ramps up recruiting for background investigators

In wake of USIS contract halt, CACI ramps up recruiting for background investigators Sep 15, 2014, 1:05pm EDT Enlarge Photo CACI International Inc. is hosting an open house for credentialed background investigators, field supervisors, team leads and case reviewers, in … Continue reading

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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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DOJ Says Subcontractor Should Stay In KBR False Claims Suit

DOJ Says Subcontractor Should Stay In KBR False Claims Suit Share us on: By Erica Teichert Law360, Washington (August 20, 2014, 2:10 PM ET) — The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday blasted First Kuwaiti Trading Co.’s attempts to evade … Continue reading

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KBR Accuses DCAA Of ‘Malpractice’ In $12.5M Lawsuit

KBR Accuses DCAA Of ‘Malpractice’ In $12.5M Lawsuit Share us on: By Dietrich Knauth Law360, New York (September 17, 2014, 1:45 PM ET) — Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc. sued the U.S. government in Delaware federal court on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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KBR and Rheinmetall join forces to acquire UK Defence Support Group

KBR and Rheinmetall join forces to acquire UK Defence Support Group 18 September 2014 Rheinmetall Defence and KBR have submitted a joint venture (JV) bid to acquire the UK’s state-owned military vehicle and small-arms maintenance and repair company, Defence Support … 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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Will Firing One Background Check Contractor Fix the Broken Security Clearance System?

Will Firing One Background Check Contractor Fix the Broken Security Clearance System? By Charles S. Clark September 15, 2014 Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., hailed OPM’s decision to fire USIS, but critics said it could increase the clearance backlog again. Flickr … 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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