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Justin Pope was shot and killed in Iraq in 2009 — his family is still trying to figure out who pulled the trigger

Justin Pope was shot and killed in Iraq in 2009 — his family is still trying to figure out who pulled the trigger  Far from home By Ryan Felton @RyanFelton13 Courtesy photo Justin and Ashley Pope. click to flip through … Continue reading

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Private Military Contractors: Deplore or Deploy?–Lessons from the ‘Blackwater Scandal’in Iraq

Private Military Contractors: Deplore or Deploy?–Lessons from the ‘Blackwater Scandal’ in Iraq

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Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. US

742 F.3d 967 (2014) KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT SERVICES, INC., Plaintiff-Appellant, v. UNITED STATES, Defendant-Appellee. No. 2013-5030.United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.February 3, 2014.968*968 Herbert L. Fenster, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, of Denver, Colorado, argued for plaintiff-appellant. With … Continue reading

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US EX REL. CONYERS v. KELLOGG, BROWN & ROOT, INC.

US EX REL. CONYERS v. KELLOGG, BROWN & ROOT, INC., Dist. Court, CD Illinois 2015 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ex rel. BUD CONYERS, Plaintiffs, v. KELLOGG, BROWN & ROOT, INC.; KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT SERVICES, INC.; KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT … Continue reading

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US Top Court Backs Contractor KBR in Iraq Whistleblower Case

US Top Court Backs Contractor KBR in Iraq Whistleblower Case By Lawrence Hurley, Reuters 26 May 15 he U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a victory to government contractor KBR Inc by ruling that a law that extends the time … Continue reading

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Senator Wyden Statement on Oregon Guardsmen’s KBR Lawsuit

Senator Wyden Statement on Oregon Guardsmen’s KBR Lawsuit 19 May 2015 04:36 Written by Press Release Washington, D.C. –(ENEWSPF)—May 19, 2015. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today issued the following statement in response to the ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals … Continue reading

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The OTHER American Sniper

News EXCLUSIVE: The OTHER American Sniper – At age seven Nicholas Slatten killed his first deer with a single shot, at 20 he was an Army marksman. Now parents say he’s a Blackwater ‘scapegoat’ with a life sentence for killing … Continue reading

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Injured in Iraq, Terry Caulder fights for fairness as member of ‘disposable army’

Injured in Iraq, Terry Caulder fights for fairness as member of ‘disposable army’ Jeff Hartsell Email Facebook @jeff_fromthepc Apr 26 2015 10:00 pm Terry Caulder, a 44-year-old former North Charleston police officer, was injured while working as a private contractor … Continue reading

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Security guard’s grieving fiancée begs Gove to halt killer’s return from Iraq

News Security guard’s grieving fiancée begs Gove to halt killer’s return from Iraq The Sunday Times By Mark Hookham 17 May 2015 THE fiancée of a security guard who was murdered in Iraq by a British colleague just weeks before … Continue reading

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9th Circuit Court overturns $85M award for Oregon soldiers

9th Circuit Court overturns $85M award for Oregon soldiers  Larry Roberta, a former Marine and police officer, became disabled after his military service in Iraq. He is one of 12 Oregon plaintiffs whose judgment against the military contractor KBR was … Continue reading

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