TITLE

Warfighter Support: A Cost Comparison of Using State Department Employees versus Contractors for Security Services in Iraq

AUTHOR(S)
Solis, William M.
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/4/2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the report "Warfighter Support: A Cost Comparison of Using State Department Employees versus Contractors for Security Services in Iraq" of the U.S. Government Accountability Office. It examines the challenges that the government is facing using contractors in Iraq which include the challenges in providing sufficient oversight and the appropriate accountability processes. It concludes that using of Army military units costs 90 percent more than the using the contractor.
ACCESSION #
48805568

 

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