Gilbane Wins $133M Contract in South Korea

Gilbane Wins $133M Contract in South Korea

More private contractors will soon be on the front line as tensions continue to simmer between North Korea and the United States. The Department of Defense (DoD) just awarded Gilbane a $133 million contract to expand Camp Humphreys, which is essentially between Seoul and Anjeong-ri. The strategically located Camp Humphreys is already home to the busiest Army airfield on the …

Contractor Numbers Dip Slightly

Contractor Numbers Dip Slightly

The Trump administration has reduced the usage of military contractors, a decline that may be a one-off aberration or may be the beginning of a trend. The U.S. government currently employs about 42,000 translators, security personnel, administrators, and other private contractors overseas, a figure that has dropped about 10% since the last days of the Obama administration. Since 2015, the …

SCOTUS to KBR: Tell it to the Judge

SCOTUS to KBR: Tell it to the Judge

The Supreme Court of the United States refused to dismiss a pair of disputes between KBR and former military contractors injured in Afghanistan and Iraq. In court documents, the Houston-based firm said that it had the same immunity to lawsuits from injured servicepeople that the United States government enjoyed. Furthermore, the judicial branch has no inherent authority to issue decisions …

Obtaining Nonmilitary Contractor Jobs Overseas

Obtaining Nonmilitary Contractor Jobs Overseas

The uncertainty over the change in presidential administrations that has affected some other sectors has not had any measurable impact on civilian contractor overseas jobs, according to Charmaine Bell at Engility Corporation. However, that is subject to change depending on “what’s happening around the world, the federal budget, and of course the current political landscape,” she added. For the most …

Sponsoring The Fifth Annual Silver Hawk Golf Tournament

Barnett, Lerner, Karsen & Frankel, P.A. are pleased to have been a corporate supporter for the Fifth Annual Silver Hawk Golf Tournament sponsored by a local elementary school in Miami, Florida.  A full field of golfers and their families enjoyed the tournament and beautiful day on Saturday, May 20, 2017.  Barnett, Lerner, Karsen & Frankel, P.A. are delighted to have …