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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...

2009-10-27 07:30:00

VIENNA, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Allied Defense Group, Inc. (Amex: ADG) announced that its subsidiary, Mecar USA, has received ammunition contracts totaling $10.7 million. The largest contract is an ammunition services order to provide Non-Standard Ammunition for the security forces of Afghanistan. The first order of this contract is worth approximately $10.1 million, with the potential for subsequent orders over the next three years. Work on the first order will begin...

2009-10-13 09:23:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The executive director of The Coalition for an Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights alleges in a federal lawsuit filed today that Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) obtained hacked e-mails and sabotaged her organization's efforts to support pro-consumer legislation in Congress, according to The Gibson Law Firm. Kate Hanni, the executive director and founder of the coalition, which also is known as FlyersRights.org, sued the airline and Metron Aviation, Inc., of...

2009-09-10 08:18:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- James Gordon, former Director of Operations of ArmorGroup North America ("AGNA") today filed a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit under the False Claims Act in United States District Court for the District of Columbia, charging that ArmorGroup management retaliated against him for whistleblowing, internally and to the United States Department of State ("DoS"), about illegalities committed by ArmorGroup in the performance of AGNA's contracts with the...

2009-09-09 10:10:00

U.S.-Based Director of Operations for ArmorGroup North America Forced from Job after Blowing Whistle on Understaffing, Counterfeit Goods, AGNA Project Management and Guard Force Abetting Sex Trafficking in Kabul and other Violations WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following advisory was released today by Katz, Marshall & Banks, LLP: Who: James Gordon, Former ArmorGroup North America Director of Operations, represented by attorneys Debra Katz (Katz, Marshall &...

2009-06-02 15:10:00

WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a judgment upholding the Navy's termination for default of a contract with McDonnell Douglas and General Dynamics for the A-12 stealth attack aircraft, the Justice Department announced today. In 1988, the Navy awarded the $4 billion fixed-price contract for development of the A-12, which was to be a stealthy, carrier-based attack aircraft. The program encountered serious...

2009-03-27 17:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of injured civilians and families of Iraqis killed in two unprovoked shootings in Baghdad by Blackwater "shooters" sued the company and founder Erik Prince in separate lawsuits filed today and Thursday in California federal court, according to their U.S.-based legal team. The lawsuits allege that several Blackwater defendants - now operating as Xe and other names under the control of Mr. Prince - have demonstrated "a pattern and practice of...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.