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Iraq Pentagon

Seeking contractors

7 Sep, 2014

The U.S. government is seeking interest from contractors to advise the Iraqi Defense Ministry and Counter Terrorism Service in a range of capacities including force development, logistics and planning and operations. A notice posted by the U.S. Army Contracting Command seeks contractors willing to work on an initial 12-month contract, who should be ‘cognizant of the goals of reducing tensions between Arabs and Kurds, and Sunni and Shias.’ Defense Department spokesman Commander Bill Speaks says the services sought ‘fall within the existing mission’ of the Office of Security Assistance-Iraq…

…to help build institutional capacity of Iraq’s security ministries.