Rewarding Failure:
Contractor Bonuses for Faulty Work in Iraq

Wednesday, May 20, 2009
9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
628 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Hearing Webcast

Opening Statements

Senator Byron L. Dorgan
Chairman, Senate Democratic Policy Committee

Senator Robert Casey

Senator Kay Hagan

Senator Amy Klobuchar

Senator Frank Lautenberg

Senator Mark Udall

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse


Jim Childs
Master Electrician, former Subject Matter Expert for Task Force SAFE

Eric Peters
Former KBR Master Electrician

Charles Smith
Former Chief of HQ, Army Field Support Command
Field Support Contracting Division

Additional Materials

2007 DCMA Memo on Electrical Hazards Created by KBR

2008 DCMA Letter to KBR on Corrective Action Report

KBR Level III Corrective Action Request

KBR Level III Corrective Action Request (without attachments)

Additional Areas Cited for Poor Performance Under Task Order 139

Electrical Hazards Assessment -- Iraq

KBR Electrical Fire Report

KBR Fire Inspection Report

KBR DCMA Citations for Poor Performance in a Variety of Jobs and Multiple Areas (Excel spreadsheet)

CID Sgt. Maseth Negligent Homicide Determination

DCMA Cover Letter to KBR Level III Corrective Action Request

Corporal Nolasco Investigation Narrative

Memo: Follow up on Award Fees

DCMA Change Letter for Radwaniyah Palace





Democratic Policy Committee
419 Hart Senate Office Building Wash. D.C. 20510 (202-224-3232)