US contractor is jailed for role in theft ring at base in Afghanistan

US contractor is jailed for role in theft ring at base in Afghanistan


KABUL, Afghanistan — An American contractor has been sentenced to over three years in prison for his involvement in a theft ring at a military base in Afghanistan.


In addition to a 41-month imprisonment, Larry J. Green was ordered to pay nearly $180,000 in restitution by a Virginia court on Thursday, the Justice Department said in a statement Thursday.


Green pleaded guilty in July to conspiring to defraud the U.S. government and commit theft worth $300,000 while working in Afghanistan. He also pleaded guilty to an additional charge of theft and aiding and abetting the submission of false statements.


The illegal activity occurred at Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan during a period of several months in 2015, the statement said. During that time, Green negotiated the sale of items — including generators and

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US contractor is jailed for role in theft ring at base in Afghanistan – Middle East

US contractor is jailed for role in theft ring at base in Afghanistan


KABUL, Afghanistan — An American contractor has been sentenced to over three years in prison for his involvement in a theft ring at a military base in Afghanistan.


In addition to a 41-month imprisonment, Larry J. Green was ordered to pay nearly $180,000 in restitution by a Virginia court on Thursday, the Justice Department said in a statement Thursday.


Green pleaded guilty in July to conspiring to defraud the U.S. government and commit theft worth $300,000 while working in Afghanistan. He also pleaded guilty to an additional charge of theft and aiding and abetting the submission of false statements.


The illegal activity occurred at Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan during a period of several months in 2015, the statement said. During that time, Green negotiated the sale of items — including generators and

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DVIDS – News – USS Spruance (DDG 111) Returns to Naval Base San Diego after Completing Contractor Sea Trials


NAVAL BASE SAN DIEGO (November 9, 2020) – The guided missile destroyer, USS Spruance (DDG 111) returned to Naval Base San Diego after completing a four-day sea trial event that concluded a nine-month drydock selected restricted availability (DSRA), November 1.

BAE was awarded the multi-million-dollar contract for the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) maintenance period, which included work on the underwater hull, sonar dome, super structure and propulsion systems. Additionally, the ship’s combat system and communications equipment were upgraded, and Spruance became one of eight ships to receive the newly-designed laser weapons system, Optical Dazzling Interdictor (ODIN).

The availability’s final week played host to a successful but condensed Engineering Light-Off Assessment (LOA), where Afloat Training Group (ATG) and Engineering Assessments Pacific (EAP) materiel experts evaluated the ship’s propulsion plant, damage control systems and casualty control procedures. USS Spruance became the first Pacific Fleet destroyer to undergo LOA while simultaneously

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