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After $18M, US Halts Work on Half-Renovated Prison in Afghanistan

SIGAR Charles S. Clark Government Executive  October 28, 2014 After $18M, US Halts Work on Half-Renovated Prison in Afghanistan Afghanistan Inspector General A five-year-old State Department effort to upgrade Afghanistan’s largest prison has been halted with only half the contracted work … Continue reading

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Profiting from intelligence community failure

Published: October 27, 2014 5:20 a.m. Profiting from intelligence community failure Associated Press WASHINGTON – The Army’s troubled $5 billion intelligence fusion network has been a source of lucrative contracts for companies whose employees once worked for the Army, but … Continue reading

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GAO Upholds Geospatial Intelligence Award to Harris

GAO Upholds Geospatial Intelligence Award to Harris By Mike Gruss | Oct. 27, 2014 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Government Accountability Office has rejected a protest by Boeing Intelligence Systems Group of Springfield, Virginia, of an approximately $160 million contract awarded … Continue reading

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$18.5 Million Prison Renovation Remains Incomplete

Today, SIGAR released an inspection of the Pol-i-Charkhi Prison, Afghanistan’s largest correctional facility. The report notes: –More than 5 years after renovation began, Pol-i-Charkhi prison has not been completed, and the contract with Al-Watan Construction Company (AWCC) has been terminated. … Continue reading

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Bosnians Recruited to Support U.S. Military’s Fight Against Ebola in West Africa

By Adam Moore News October 27, 2014 Bosnians Recruited to Support U.S. Military’s Fight Against Ebola in West Africa Bosnians are being recruited to support the U.S. military’s fight against Ebola in West Africa. Are U.S. and Bosnian authorities prepared … Continue reading

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Senator says he’ll ‘get to the bottom’ of vehicle-shipping problems

Senator says he’ll ‘get to the bottom’ of vehicle-shipping problems By Mike Fitzgerald Belleville News-Democrat Published: October 26, 2014 Related Subcontractor wants out of POV shipping contract; hearing set for Thursday Senator seeks answers to servicemembers’ vehicle shipment woes BELLEVILLE, … Continue reading

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Former Army Contracting Official Sentenced to Four Years in Prison in Bribery and Kickback Scheme Defendant Accepted More Than $490,000 in Benefits from Companies he Helped Win Favorable Treatment and Government Contracts

Former Army Contracting Official Sentenced to Four Years in Prison in Bribery and Kickback Scheme Defendant Accepted More Than $490,000 in Benefits from Companies he Helped Win Favorable Treatment and Government Contracts U.S. Attorney’s Office October 24, 2014 District of … Continue reading

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DHS Expects to Outsource Employment Verification Checks to the Cloud

DHS Expects to Outsource Employment Verification Checks to the Cloud Andrea Danti/Shutterstock.com By Aliya Sternstein 4:00 AM ET 2 Comments The Department of Homeland Security plans to try a novel identity check model that lets citizens put a freeze on their … Continue reading

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Irony Alert: Booz Allen Wins Cybersecurity Contract

Irony Alert: Booz Allen Wins Cybersecurity Contract Christopher Lane/AP By Bob Brewin October 23, 2014 1 Comment Booz Allen Hamilton won yesterday a $6.6 million task order for continued support to the Defense Department’s Chief Information Officer Cybersecurity and Information Assurance … Continue reading

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FCi Federal, Inc.

FCi Federal, Inc. B-408558.4,B-408558.5,B-408558.6: Oct 20, 2014 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 12 pages) DOCUMENT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE The decision issued on the date below was subject to a GAO Protective Order. This redacted version has been approved for public … Continue reading

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