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CONTRACTOR SUPPORT OF U.S. OPERATIONS IN THE USCENTCOM AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

BACKGROUND: This report provides Department of Defense (DoD) contractor personnel numbers for 3rd quarter Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) and current status of efforts underway to improve management of contractors accompanying United States (U.S.) Forces. It includes data on DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel (OFS); Iraq and Syria, Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR); and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).

KEY POINTS: During 3rd quarter FY20, USCENTCOM reported approximately 48,937 contractor personnel supporting DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR, a decrease of approximately 3,205 from the previous quarter.

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aircraft-mechanic

According to the Department of Defense (DoD) a company out of Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded an estimated $44,055,036 firm-fixed-price and cost-reimbursable contract for contractor engineering and technical services engine support for Air National Guard and Foreign Military Sales partners.

Work will be performed in Thailand; Iraq; Jordan; Taiwan; Turkey; Bahrain; Morocco; Egypt; Chile; Pakistan; Indonesia; Oman; Utah; Texas; and Florida, and is expected to be completed June 30, 2023.

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iraqi-army

According to the Department of Defense (DoD) a company out of Sterling Heights, Michigan, $7,746,408 to a previously awarded contract to provide logistics support and training services to the Iraqi Army.

Work will be performed in Taji, Iraq, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2020.

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civilian-contractor

BACKGROUND: This report provides Department of Defense (DoD) contractor personnel numbers for 2nd quarter Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) and current status of efforts underway to improve management of contractors accompanying United States (U.S.) Forces. It includes data on DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel (OFS); Iraq and Syria, Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR); and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).

KEY POINTS: During 2nd quarter FY20, USCENTCOM reported approximately 52,142 contractor personnel supporting DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR, an increase of approximately 1,678 from the previous quarter.

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For a moment, I felt what it is to be an American civilian contractor in Iraq.

About a hundred yards into Iraq, we stopped to pick up weapons. A half dozen Kurds in white Citroëns met us in a trash-strewn lot just over the border from Kuwait. They were unloading the guns onto the trunk of one of their cars as we pulled up. The pile amounted to a small armory: German MP5 submachine guns, AK-47s newly liberated from the Iraqi army, 9mm Beretta pistols, and dozens of magazines of ammunition.

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The idea of leaving active duty for a contracting gig is a dream that many servicemembers share. And why not? Heading back to college at an older age or going from leading a fire team to working in retail can sound less than exciting.

Taking hard-earned military skills and applying them to a lucrative new career is appealing to many veterans. But is contracting all it’s cracked up to be?

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CONTRACTOR SUPPORT OF U.S. OPERATIONS IN THE USCENTCOM AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

BACKGROUND: This report provides Department of Defense (DoD) contractor personnel numbers for 1st quarter Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) and current status of efforts underway to improve management of contractors accompanying United States (U.S.) Forces. It includes data on DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel (OFS); Iraq and Syria, Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR); and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).

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Iraq

According to the Department of Defense (DoD) a company out of Melbourne, Florida, was awarded a $12,149,039 firm-fixed-price Foreign Military Sales (Iraq) contract to procure combat effective Digital Mobile Radio Tier III equipment, development, deployment, training and support services.

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According to the Department of Defense (DoD), a company out of Torrance, California, was awarded a $12,251,887 firm-fixed-price Foreign Military Sales (Iraq) contract for contractor logistics support services for M60 High Energy Mobile Scanning Vehicle Systems and associated equipment.

Work will be performed in Iraq with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2020.

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camp taji, iraq

According to the Department of Defense (DoD), a company out of Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $124,248,732 modification to contract (W52P1J-19-C-0010) for base life support and security services at Camp Taji Green Zone, in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve.

Work will be performed in Taji, Iraq, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 30, 2019.

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dyncorp international
dyncorp international

According to the Department of Defense (DoD) a company out of Fort Worth, Texas, was awarded a $26,829,891 modification (P00018) to contract W58RGZ-19-C-0025 for aviation maintenance services.

Work will be performed in Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Honduras; Germany; Afghanistan; Iraq; and Kuwait with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2020.

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dyncorp-international

According to the Department of Defense (DoD) a company out of Fort Worth, Texas, was awarded a $21,564,568 for the aviation field maintenance services and operations.

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Iraq
Iraq

According to the Department of Defense (DoD), a company based out of Irving, Texas has been awarded a $24,863,731 firm-fixed-price contract for contractor logistics support (CLS) services.

The contract provides for CLS services and material support for 15 T-6A aircraft. Work will be performed at Balad Air Base, Iraq and is expected to be completed by June 30, 2020.

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Blackwater


Adam Gonzales was an Army infantryman who served in a long-range surveillance detachment for a brief time in 2003 before deciding to look at other opportunities. One arose in the form of a security job with the then-relatively unknown contracting firm Blackwater.

His journey took him from the Army to a Blackwater training facility in North Carolina. There, the one-time Army grunt had to compete against members of the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, SEALs, Rangers and force recon Marines for a spot at Blackwater – and a $15,000 a month salary.

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KBR, Inc.

Kellogg Brown & Root is an American engineering, procurement, and construction company, formerly a subsidiary of Halliburton. KBR and its predecessors have received many contracts with the U.S. military including during World War II, the Vietnam War, and the Iraq War.

In the 2000s, KBR employed more American private contractors and holds a larger contract with the U.S. government than does any other firm in Iraq. The company's roughly 14,000 U.S. employees in Iraq provide logistical support to the U.S. military.

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Professional Overseas Contractors - www.Your-POC.com

Professional Overseas Contractors - www.Your-POC.com

American citizens work all over the world in all sorts of industries. The most lucrative places to work are in the world’s hot spots. Civilian contractors are the brave people who find themselves working an ordinary jobs overseas and sometimes in war zones. You may wonder why people find jobs as civilian contractors. The answer is the adventure, but the pay is good, tax free and they make anywhere from $60k - $250k+ yr.

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Andrew E. Coussens

The first novel by Andrew E. Coussens introduces you to Damien Collins. While struggling with severe anxiety, a troubled marriage, and a custody dispute over his five-year-old daughter as a member of an elite intelligence-gathering team trying to stop the spread of ISIS and its emergence in the hotbed of Afghanistan.

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professional overseas contractors

professional overseas contractors

BACKGROUND: This report provides Department of Defense (DoD) contractor personnel numbers for 1 st quarter Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) and current status of efforts underway to improve management of contractors accompanying United States (U.S.) Forces. It includes data on DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel (OFS); Iraq and Syria, Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR); and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).

KEY POINTS: During 1 st quarter FY19, USCENTCOM reported approximately 53,062 contractor personnel supporting DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR, an increase of approximately 3,611 from the previous quarter.

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MARSOC

The military has launched an investigation into how a U.S. contractor received fatal head wounds while working with special operations Marines in Irbil, Iraq, according to three U.S. officials familiar with the investigation.

The Lockheed Martin employee died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany last week, just days after he was found in his barracks room with severe head trauma, according to two U.S. officials.

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SOSi

SOSi

According to the Department of Defense the company was awarded a $191,225,021 firm-fixed-price contract for base life support and security services. One bid was solicited with one bid received.

Work will be performed in Taji, Iraq, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2023.

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Iraqi Air Force's Cessna 208 fleet

According to the Department of Defense the company was awarded a $36,570,512 firm-fixed-price modification (P00045) to contract FA8106-16-C-0004 that exercises Option Year Three for contractor logistic support.

This contract provides the Iraqi Air Force's Cessna 208 fleet and the 208/172 Trainer fleet with contractor logistic support. Work will be performed in Iraq and is expected to be completed Dec. 31, 2019.

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U.S. Army

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army plans to award SOS International a sole-source contract to provide base life support and security services at a military installation in Taji, Iraq.

SOSi will provide the “noncommercial” services in support of a U.S.-led joint task force that aims to prevent the Islamic State militant group from destabilizing Iraq as part of Inherent Resolve, Army Contracting Command said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday.

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dyncorp international

dyncorp international

According to the Department of Defense, the contractor was awarded a $41,658,522 modification (P00200), to contract W58RGZ-13-C-0040 for aviation field maintenance services.

Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas; Afghanistan; and Iraq, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2019.

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Vectrus Inc.

Professional Overseas Contractors

According to the Department of Defense, the contractor was awarded a $247,852,066 modification (P00041) to contract W91RUS-13-C-0006 for operation, maintenance, and communications services.

Work will be performed in Kuwait City, Kuwait; Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar; Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan; FOB Union III, Iraq; Camp Red Leg, United Arab Emirates; and Jordan, Jordan, with an estimated completion date of Feb. 28, 2020.

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According to the Department of Defense, they awarded a maximum $75,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, 192-day bridge contract for maintenance, repair, and operations support in the Central Command Area of Responsibility.

Locations of performance are Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, with a June 1, 2019, performance completion date. 

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