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Meanwhile, according to federal contract data, on August 13, Blackwater was paid another $23 million on a $156 million “security” contract in Afghanistan with the US State Department. That is in addition to Blackwater’s contracts with the Department of Defense and its ongoing work for the CIA as part of its drone bombing raids in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
US government contractors have had their contracts cancelled for far less than the crimes Blackwater is alleged to have committed. See the recent moves involving the Rendon Group, which prepared dossiers on journalists, for instance. weeks ago, Blackwater operatives, according to the State Department, “are permitted to continue carrying weapons” in Iraq for the foreseeable future on that contract. On July 31, the Obama administration
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Blackwater is one of two companies which make up The Prince Group, the other being Prince Manufacturing. The Prince Group tapped former Pentagon Inspector General, Joseph E. Schmitz, for chief operating officer and general counsel in September of 2005.
The Prince Group bought Aviation Worldwide Services in May of 2003. AWS consists of STI Aviation, Inc., Air Quest, Inc., and Presidential Airways, Inc. These companies provide the logistical and air support for Blackwater operations. Blackwater itself consists of Blackwater Training Center, Blackwater Target Systems, Blackwater Security Consulting and Blackwater Canine.
Joseph E. Schmitz
Joseph Edward Schmitz is the son of the John G. Schmitz, former California State Senator, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and U.S. Presidential candidate (1972). Schmitz attended Catholic schools as a child and Georgetown Preparatory School while his father served in Congress. He holds a Bachelor of Science (1978) from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and a Juris Doctor (1986) from Stanford University. He was on the wrestling team at the Naval Academy. His siblings include Mary Kay Letourneau, Jerome Thomas Schmitz and John Patrick Schmitz.
Mary Kay Letourneau wikipedia
Mary Kay Letourneau
Born Mary Katherine Schmitz
January 30, 1962 (1962-01-30) (age 48)
Orange County, California, U.S.
Other names Mary Kay Fualaau
Spouse(s) Steve Letourneau (1984-1999) (divorced)
Vili Fualaau (2005-present)
Children Six (four by Letourneau; two by Fualaau)
Parents John G. Schmitz and Mary E. Schmitz (née Suehr)
Relatives John P. Schmitz and Joseph E. Schmitz (brothers), four other siblings and two half-siblings
Mary Kay Fualauu, (a.k.a Mary Kay Letourneau, born Mary Katherine Schmitz; January 30, 1962), is an American former schoolteacher convicted in 1997 of the statutory "second degree rape of a child" of her 12 year old student, Vili Fualaau, for which she served time in prison. She gave birth to two of Fualaau's children while incarcerated. After her release from prison in 2004, Letourneau married Fualaau and took his name.[3
Presidential Airways has a track record of proven success providing critical expeditionary aviation services in nearly every continent around the world, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kuwait, Jordan, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic and Colombia.
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