Overseas Civilian Contractors

News and issues relating to Civilian Contractors working Overseas

Two Navy EOD Techs under investigation in Columbian Prostitution Scandal

From The Navy Times  April 17, 2012

The other military personnel being investigated include five Army Green Berets, two Navy explosive ordinance disposal technicians and one member of the Air Force, military officials told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. The Special Forces soldiers were working with Colombian counter-terror units, the official said

Advance teams typically swoop in days before a presidential visit to ensure security is airtight. Dog handlers and EOD techs typically would be tasked with sweeping for explosives.

Southern Command indicated that some service members had violated their curfew and may have been involved in “inappropriate conduct.” Officials have offered few other details, however, pending the ongoing

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April 23, 2012 Posted by | Explosive Ordnance Disposal | , | Leave a comment

Tim Eysselinck Contractor Casualty Eight Years Ago Today

Tim Eysselinck

You and your family in our thoughts today and everyday

April 23, 2012 Posted by | AIG and CNA, Civilian Contractors, Contractor Casualties, Defense Base Act, Explosive Remnants of War, Iran, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Ronco, Ronco Consulting Corporation, State Department | , , , | Leave a comment