Army, Branch of Service, Department of Defense (DoD), United States, US Military

Soldier gets life term in slaying of teen girlfriend’s mom

By: The Associated Press, September 19, 2016
Published by the Army Times

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A soldier convicted of killing the mother of his then-14-year-old girlfriend in Pennsylvania because the woman disapproved of their relationship was sentenced Monday to life in prison without possibility of parole.

Lehigh County Judge Maria L. Dantos told Caleb Barnes, 22, that he’ll be “locked in a cage for the rest of your natural life” as she imposed the mandatory life term and added 22 to 44 years on other counts.

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Department of Defense Contracts Awarded – May 18, 2015

 
No: CR-093-15
May 18, 2015


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ARMY

 Akima Construction Services LLC,* Laurel, Maryland, was awarded a $6,657,720 modification (P00001) to contract W912DR-15-C-0013 to construct a vehicle storage facility and an additional modulus test. Work will be performed in Washington, District of Columbia, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2016. Fiscal 2011 and 2013 military construction funds in the amount of $ $6,657,720 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

 

Raytheon Co., Andover, Massachusetts, was awarded a $6,959,530 modification (P00016) to foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-12-C-0078 to add an additional 138 man-months for the United Arab of Emirates (UAE) Patriot technical assistance contract for Patriot missile system ground support equipment. Work will be performed in Saudi Arabia and the UAE with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2016. Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $ 6,959,530 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
 

CORRECTION: The contract W15QKN-15-D-0004 announced March 30, 2015, to Armtec Defense Products, Coachella, California, was announced in error and was awarded today.
 

CORRECTION: The contract W91247-15-D-0002 announced May 15, 2015, to Gunter Construction Inc., Sulphur, Louisiana, was announced in error and was awarded today.


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Defense Early Bird Briefs – April 14, 2015

Welcome to Defense and Military Times” all new Early Bird Brief, the mos comprehensive roundup of national and international headlines compiled by the world’s largest independent newsroom covering the global defense industry and military affairs. Please share your thoughts direectly with Early Bird Editor Oriana Pawlyk: opawlyk@militarytimes.com.

Today’s Top 5
    Iraqi leader arrives in Washington at turning point in ISIL battle
(Politico) Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is visiting Washington Tuesday at a crucial moment in the war against the Islamic State. 
 
    Putin Lifts Ban on Russian Missile Sales to Iran
(New York Times) President Vladimir Putin on Monday approved the delivery of a sophisticated air defense missile system to Iran, potentially complicating negotiations on Tehran’s nuclear program and further straining ties with Washington. 
 
    VA whistleblowers allege continued attacks, failures
(Military Times) Last July, when Dr. Christian Head testified before Congress about improper record keeping at the Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Health Care system, he also detailed what department whistleblowers typically face when they speak out: isolation, defamation, and aggressive attacks. 
 
    The sequestration monster myth
(Politico) Defense Secretary Ash Carter warns that sequestration will make the nation “less secure.” Sen. John McCain says it will set the military “on a far more dangerous course.” And Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey says it will prompt “a dramatic change in how we protect our nation.” There’s just one problem: The sequestration monster lurking around the corner isn’t really coming. 
 
    Best for Vets: Employers 2015 rankings are out

(Military Times) With the unemployment rate for the latest generation of veterans routinely running below 7 percent, companies across all industries have realized how vets can boost bottom lines – and they’re fighting to bring people like you onboard. 


 

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Contracts Awarded by the Department of Defense – April 7, 2015

No: CR-064-15
April 07, 2015

CONTRACTS

 

ARMY

 

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded a $494,999,925 order dependent contract for software and system development and integration onto the CH-47, MH-47, MH-6, MH/UH/HH/VH-60, VH-3, MH-65 and all their variants, including potential foreign military sales requirements. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of April 2020. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-15-D-0016).
 

Dynamic Aviation Group,* Bridgewater, Virginia, was awarded a $39,218,969 firm-fixed-price contract to purchase of six DHC 8-315 aircraft from de Havilland Canada in the Saturn Arch and Desert Owl configuration. Work will be performed in Bridgewater, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of July 17, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $39,218,969 are being obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-15-C-0040).

Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded an $8,093,754 modification (P0001) to contract W58RGZ-15-D-0016 Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) Software Maintenance for the CH-47F platform. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $8,093,754 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is April 2, 2017. Work will be performed Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
 

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Contracts Awarded by the Department of Defense – April 6, 2015

No: CR-063-15 
April 06, 2015 

CONTRACTS

 

ARMY

 

Environmental Rail Solutions, Inc.,* Shrewsbury, New Jersey (W912-DR-15-D-0008); Aleut World Solutions, LLC,* Anchorage, Alaska (W912-DR-15-D-0007); Penguin Logistics LLC,* d/b/a MHF Services, Wexford, Pennsylvania (W912-DR-15-D-0005); Pika International, Inc.,* Stafford, Texas (W912-DR-15-D-0006) were awarded a $225,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award task order contract with options to transport and dispose of varying types of radiological waste. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of March 30, 2025. Bids were solicited via the internet with four received. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore, Maryland
 the contracting activity.
 

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