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2009-08-03 06:20:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ergo (www.ergo.net) is pleased to announce that Major General James A. "Spider" Marks (U.S. Army, retired) has joined the firm as a Managing Partner. Marks comes to Ergo after a distinguished career in public service and the private sector. Marks will co-head Ergo's Washington, DC office. Marks was the senior intelligence officer for the Coalition Land Forces' liberation of Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Commanding General of the U.S. Army's...

2009-06-18 16:29:00

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Raschad L. "Sean" Lewis, a former fuel section employee of Kellogg Brown and Root Inc. (KBR), assigned to Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, was found guilty yesterday by a federal jury of conspiracy, false writing, bribery of a public official, and false claims stemming from a bribery and a fuel diversion scheme, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Dana J. Boente for the Eastern District...

2009-06-11 16:58:00

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Five new lawsuits allege that KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) jeopardized the health and safety of American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan by burning vast quantities of unsorted waste in enormous open-air burn pits with no safety controls. Three of the lawsuits were filed Wednesday in federal courts in Kansas, South Carolina, and Utah by the Burke O'Neil LLC law firm and co-counsel on behalf of 25 military veterans and private contractors whose illnesses - which...

2009-04-28 16:03:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine new lawsuits allege that KBR, Inc. jeopardized the health and safety of American soldiers and contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan by burning vast quantities of unsorted waste in enormous open-air burn pits with no safety controls. The lawsuits are being filed today and Wednesday in state courts in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, and Wyoming by the Burke O'Neil LLC law firm and co-counsel on...

2009-04-08 11:00:00

American Airlines to Fly 20 Tons of Cargo in the Largest One-Time Shipment in Operation Iraqi Children's History, Supporting U.S. Soldiers' Efforts to Help Iraqis Mission to Also Feature Tony Orlando and Other Performers Providing Entertainment for U.S. Military Personnel FORT WORTH, Texas, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Children in Iraq will soon receive more than 20 tons of basic school supplies, new Crocs(TM) shoes and other items thanks to American Airlines and Operation Iraqi...

2009-02-12 06:43:45

U.S. oil service giant Halliburton and former subsidiary Kellogg Brown & Root have settled an international bribery case for $579 million, officials said. Authorities charged the companies with funneling funds to Nigerian officials through intermediaries in Tokyo and Gibraltar to secure $6 billion worth of construction contracts over a 10-year period, The Washington Post reported Thursday. KBR pleaded guilty in the case while Halliburton admitted no wrongdoing, the newspaper said. But,...

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2008-12-01 08:10:00

Military health officials are bracing for a surge of soldiers that have been deployed over a year that are expected to suffer from brain injuries and psychological problems. Some 15,000 soldiers are heading home to Ft. Campbell and experts believe as many as one in five of the 101st Airborne Division soldiers will suffer from stress-related disorders. In anticipation, the base has doubled its psychological health staff. Many troops that are stationed with the three 101st Airborne combat...

2008-11-06 18:00:07

The United States has responded to changes Iraqi officials made to the pact on maintaining a U.S. troop presence in Iraq, a White House spokeswoman said. "We have gotten back to the Iraqis with a final text," Dana Perino said during a Thursday news briefing. "Through this step we've concluded the process on our side, and now it is in their court to move forward with their process." She declined to reveal the response. Under the original draft, U.S. troops would withdraw from Iraq's main...

2008-11-03 18:00:17

KBR (NYSE:KBR) today announced that its consulting subsidiary Granherne has been selected as the contractor for two pre-front-end engineering and design (pre-FEED) studies by BG Trinidad & Tobago (BG T&T). The contracts are valued at $1.2 million. Under the first pre-FEED study, Granherne will undertake study work for provision of compression to BG T&T North Coast Marine Area (NCMA) facilities that deliver gas to Atlantic LNG. The concept phase will examine both offshore and...

2008-11-03 09:00:32

SOLANA BEACH, Calif., Nov. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Surge Global Energy, Inc. (OTCBB:SRGG) announced today that it will host an operations update telephone conference call on Tuesday, November 18, at 11 A.M. (EST). The conference call dial in number is (218) 339-4600, access code 1026351#. The call will be recorded, and the playback number will be (641) 715-3525, access code 629502 on Surge's new website, www.Surgeglobalenergy.com, after the meeting. Management will discuss the results...


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