DOD Missed Deadline for Registering Private Security Guards

By Sebastian Sprenger / November 15, 2007 at 5:00 AM
Pentagon officials have missed a deadline for capturing information about all security contractors and translators working for the military in Iraq and Afghanistan in a central database, a Defense Department spokesman said this week. John Young, the acting under secretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, imposed the deadline in a Sept. 28 memo to senior DOD leaders. In the memo, he ordered that data about private security guards, translators and linguists be entered into the Synchronized Predeployment and...

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