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Department of Defense has awarded an $8,521,596, option modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract. This contract provides operations and maintenance support for the Ground-based Electro-optical Deep Space Surveillance System located in Socorro, New Mexico; Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory; and Maui, Hawaii.

The option is funded with fiscal 2022 operations and maintenance funds. Total contract value is $61,716,063.

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Karina Mateo, a logistics analyst for Boeing in San Antonio, Texas, was driving to work when she got a WhatsApp message from a random number with the +965 Kuwaiti country code. Mateo took a deep breath as she began to read. Two and a half years ago, her fiancé, Jermaine Rogers, was arrested in Kuwait on drug charges while working for General Dynamics on a contract with the U.S. military. His punishment had recently been reduced from death by public hanging to life in prison. The sender of the message identified himself as an American and fellow inmate at Kuwait’s notorious Central Prison.

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Dept of State — At a historic groundbreaking ceremony highlighting the enduring bilateral friendship and partnership between the United States and Nigeria, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu joined U.S. Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard and U.S. Consul General Claire Pierangelo on Thursday to officially mark the beginning of construction of a new, modern U.S. Consulate General in Lagos.

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From time to time I randomly read resumes and profiles submitted to our database. What is becoming increasingly apparent is some young professionals simply do not know how to apply for jobs. This is especially true for service members transitioning from the military.

The fundamental lack of understanding of how to sell yourself to a prospective employer could be the problem, so in this article, we are going to focus on your cover letter. Writing a good cover letter is your best shot at getting noticed. If a recruiter dislikes your cover letter, they won’t even look at your resume.

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As part of an ongoing review of planned closures of U.S. military installations across Europe, the Army has announced that it won’t close seven bases in Germany.

The military has decided to retain 6 sites and transfer one to the Air Force, which was previously scheduled to be closed as part of the Defense Department’s 2015 infrastructure consolidation initiatives.

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Living and working in Germany

Post Date: March 31, 2022 | Category: Around the World, General Information

Germany is an exciting and affordable place to live, with many ex-pats from around the world choosing to settle down there for a couple of years for employment assisting troops on US bases in Germany.

Germany is known for being a modern and diverse country, with a rich heritage in fine food and drink. Expats will find that in general, infrastructure in Germany is of a high standard in education to healthcare.

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It’s well known throughout the military that what you earn while in uniform is nothing compared to what you could be earning working overseas for a private security contractor, otherwise known as a private military contractor.

Although major combat operations have ended in Afghanistan, the need for these security contractors throughout the world will always exist.

Many veterans separating from the military are interested in working for private security companies overseas. But before you apply, you should know a little bit about what you’re getting into.

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Experts project that a security clearance can increase your salary anywhere from $25,000 to $50,000, and in some cases, even more. When employers do not have to invest time and money into a background check and the paperwork that goes with that, the saved money often goes back into the employee's salary. Former military personnel who have security clearances are very appealing to employers. In addition to the thorough background check that has already been completed, these employees are disciplined, dependable, and have strong leadership skills - priceless attributes in today's market.

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Ukraine

Ukraine

U.S. Department of State — The United States intends to provide an additional $100 million in civilian security assistance to enhance the capacity of the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs to provide essential border security, sustain civil law enforcement functions, and safeguard critical governmental infrastructure in the face of President Putin’s premeditated, unprovoked, and unjustified attack.

The increased funding will continue a steady flow of personal protection equipment, field gear, tactical equipment, medical supplies, armored vehicles, and communication equipment for the Ukrainian State Border Guard Service and the National Police of Ukraine.

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Military Contractor

Military Contractor

The U.S. Department of State awarded Constellis company Triple Canopy the Worldwide Protective Services III (WPS III) Baghdad protective services contract.

Constellis, a leading provider of essential risk management and mission support services to government and commercial clients worldwide, announced today that the Department of State (DOS) awarded the company’s Triple Canopy subsidiary a 10-year protective services contract in Baghdad, Iraq, under the WPS III Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, with a $1.3 billion contract value.

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