DOD Slams Army Corp Oversight Of $37M Afghan Base Project

Law360, New York (November 27, 2013, 1:41 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Defense on Monday criticized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and contracting officials’ oversight of the construction of a $37.6 million joint special operations base in Afghanistan, saying it did not meet federal standards.

The office of DOD Inspector General Jon T. Rymer found that officials’ management of the construction of a joint special operations task force headquarters at Bagram Airfield in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, and related support facilities, was not in line with Army Corps guidelines or the Federal Acquisition Regulation....
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