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2010-06-07 17:03:00

Equatorial Guinea Investing in Anti-Piracy Measures to Promote Regional Security MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A $250 million contract has been awarded to U.S.-based private security firm Military Professional Resources Initiative (MPRI), an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) company, by the Government of Equatorial Guinea (Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial) to protect the country's vast aquatic resources, according to Vanguard. The contract will establish a...

2010-05-17 13:31:00

WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Benchmark, a leading executive search firm serving the federal market, announces the success of this spring's invitation-only National Security Briefing (NSB). The event was co-founded three years ago by Benchmark and Kipps DeSanto, a leading federal M&A firm, and was co-sponsored this year by Holland & Knight, a multi-national law firm in federal contracting, mergers and acquisitions and compliance. The event attracted more than 150 of the...

2010-04-16 16:26:00

RALEIGH, N.C., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that today a federal grand jury returned a 15-count indictment charging four employees from Blackwater World-Wide. Included in the indictment are Gary Jackson, 52, former President; William Wheeler Mathews, Jr., 44, an attorney and former Executive Vice President and Vice President of Operations; Andrew Howell, 44, General Counsel; Ana Bundy, 45, former Vice President of Logistics and...

2010-04-14 04:00:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- While many companies are holding off on hiring, Defenshield has seen significant requests for its ballistic protection equipment product line, and as a result has doubled its sales staff by hiring three additional account managers. "The requirement for protective equipment remains, and has increased substantially over the last year," said Collins White, President of Defenshield. "We are currently on track for a record year and in order to best meet...

2010-04-02 11:27:00

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. John A. South, Vice President of Security Services for EOD Technology, Inc. (EODT), has been selected to serve on the International Peace Operations Association (IPOA) Board of Directors. As a Board member, Mr. South will serve an integral role within the association, including setting the annual budget, electing the executive committee, and amending the IPOA Code of Conduct. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061218/EODTLOGO )...

2010-03-02 15:09:00

APEX, N.C., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- TigerSwan announced today it has been awarded the contract for Personal Security Detail Services in support of the Task Force for Business and Stability Operations (TFBSO) in Iraq. The Task Force for Business and Stability Operations (TFBSO) is focused on economic stabilization of Iraq, with foreign direct investment, banking and financial systems, industrial capacity revitalization to corporate development, procurement assistance and budget execution,...

2010-02-08 05:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Defense Solutions Holding, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DFSH) announced today that it executed an agreement with a major European commodity supplier to fulfill its requirements to the Government of Iraq following successful negotiations of a major foodstuffs contract last month valued at more than $60 million. Defense Solutions, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of DFSH that is licensed to operate in Iraq, will supply the foodstuffs through the Iraq...

2010-01-18 17:50:00

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Argyle Security, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: ARGL) ("Argyle" or the "Company"), a service and solutions provider in the physical electronic security industry, today announced several management changes following an evaluation of the Company's operations. Sam Youngblood, the President of Argyle, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Youngblood was the founder of Argyle's ISI subsidiary and has over 30 years experience in serving the...

2009-12-15 12:56:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Defense Solutions Holding, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DFSH) has been selected for the 2009 Best of Business Award in the Business consulting category by the Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA) for its business development work for American firms in Iraq. The SBCA 2009 Award Program recognizes the top 5% of small businesses throughout the country. Using consumer feedback, the SBCA identifies companies that demonstrate what makes small...

2009-11-30 17:05:00

EXTON, Pa., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Defense Solutions Holding, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DFSH), announced today that it is expanding operations in Iraq to assist other American firms to contract directly with commercial and government organizations in Iraq. "Iraq is a country of 30 million people sitting on 22% of the world's oil. Iraq needs virtually everything," said Defense Solutions' Chief Executive Officer, Colonel Timothy Ringgold, US Army (Retired). Defense Solutions...


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