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Contractors play central role in State-run mission in Iraq

Ever since 2003, contractors have played a major role in the contingency operations in Iraq. But with the transition to a State Department-led diplomatic mission there, some analysts believe contractors will play an even more central role. As part of the special series, Trial by Fire: Overseas Contracting in Transition, Federal News Radio examines how industry fared in the DoD-to-State handoff and whether State's enhanced role spells new opportunities for contractors.

Tags: acquisition , contingency operations , contracting , industry , Inside the Worlds Biggest Buyer , Tommy Marks , Bloomberg Government , Brian Friel

Wednesday - 06/06/2012, 03:09pm EDT

From DoD to State: Agencies break new contracting ground in Iraq

In a first-ever interview, key officials from the Departments of Defense and State responsible for planning the transition to a diplomatic-led mission in Iraq discuss how the two agencies coordinated one of the largest overseas logistical operations since World War II. The article is the first part in Federal News Radio's special report, Trial by Fire: Overseas Contracting in Transition, part of the series, Inside the World's Biggest Buyer.

Tags: DoD , State , contingency contracting , Iraq , Catherine Ebert-Gray , Gary Motsek , acquisition , contracting , Iraq drawdown , Commission on Wartime Contracting , SIGIR , Tommy Marks

Wednesday - 06/06/2012, 04:29pm EDT
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Commission on Wartime Contracting looking at Iraq contractor drawdown

As the number of war fighters in Iraq shrinks, the number of contractors will too. On Monday the Commission looked at the plan for the contractor drawdown.

Tags: contracting , Commission on Wartime Contracting , KBR , Michael Thibault

Tuesday - 03/30/2010, 07:40pm EDT

Wartime contractors need more federal guidance

The independent Commission on Wartime Contracting wants to know whether American contractors in Iraq are adequately reducing the number of employees in the country as U.S. troops are withdrawn. Commission co-chair Michael Thibault explains.

Tags: contracting , Commission on Wartime Contracting , KBR , Michael Thibault

Tuesday - 03/30/2010, 11:10am EDT
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