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Music: The Band Acrassicauda Moves Its Metal Out of Iraq

   Talk about some exposure for a band?  Getting a guitar from James Hetfield of Metallica is quite the thing, and I wish these guys all the best in New Jersey. –Matt



One Band Moves Its Metal Out of Iraq


February 3, 2009 

It was a heavy metal miracle.

Acrassicauda had been through hell as a rock band in wartime Baghdad. Its practice space was bombed. Its members were branded Satan worshipers and received death threats for making Western-style music. Then they suffered through two purgatorial years as refugees in Syria and Turkey, killing time and dreaming of rocking out in the land of the free.

And on Sunday night, two days after the last of the band’s four members was resettled in the United States, they enjoyed what any metal fan would have to call heaven: bearhugs and “Wow, dude” heart-to-hearts backstage with Metallica at the Prudential Center in Newark. It probably wasn’t necessary for James Hetfield, Metallica’s lead singer, to surprise them after the show by handing over one of his guitars, a black ESP, and signing it “Welcome to America”; their minds were already blown.

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Jobs: Security Specialist 3 and 2, Multiple US Locations

     Four positions opened up with Fedex.  Three of them are Security Specialists 3 and one is a Security Specialist 2.  The states listed are Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Colorado.  –Head Jundi



Bachelor’s degree/equivalent. Five (5) years law enforcement/airlines Security or related professional experience. Knowledge of anti-terrorism Operations. Operating knowledge of cctv and theft detection devices. Must be bondable and qualify for a commission as a law enforcement Private officer in the city/county/state where based. Ability to complete Required training programs. Good human relations and investigative skills.

Develops and implement Loss Prevention Programs; to conduct investigations in theft, pilferage and other acts against the company, its customers and its employees.

Develops and implements security awareness programs, loss prevention programs, provide matrix and support to various levels of management. Conducts investigations into thefts, pilferages, acts of vandalism, misconduct and other activities detrimental to the company, its employees and its customers.

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Jobs: Security Specialist-Executive Protection, New Jersey


Security Spec Executive Prot – 00095774


This position is responsible for coordinating all Honeywell Chairman & CEO transportation and Executive Protection, overseeing related IT Executive Workplace Support requirements, and supporting HGS projects and services as required.

    * Coordinate and advance the satisfaction of all transportation and EP needs of the Chairman.  

    * Coordinate and advance the satisfaction of all IT support needs of the Chairman. 

    * Provide regular intelligence assessment reports to Honeywell’s Vice President of Global Security, to include current information on emerging events and trends that could impact the     Chairman.Provide research, analysis, coordination, publishing and briefs on security threats, non-technical risks and geo-political issues in diverse geographical areas in foreign countries or domestic operations that have the potential of affecting Honeywell’s interests.

    * Collect and analyze any direct and indirect threats of terrorism against Honeywell. Provide rapid assessments of potentially imminent security situations, sensitive developments and complex  threat issues.

    * Search open source information systems for information relevant to Honeywell’s interests and assets. Manage and conduct research into various reference archives and databases to extract information contributing to threat and risk analysis or due diligence and background investigation research.

    * Manage logistical support of our Emergency Operations Center in partnership with the Emergency Management Program Office.

    * Support functional leaders (e.g. risk assessment, investigations, emergency program office, and threat assessment) to support HGS services as required.

    * Support classified site requirements under direction of Compliance organization, where needed.

    * Assist with additional HGS projects and services, as needed. 


    *BS/BA in related field. MS desirable.

    *3-5 years relevant experience.

    *Law enforcement or military background preferred

    *Possess a Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility

    *Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills

    *Able to manage multiple, high priority tasks   simultaneously

    *Capable of assimilating and critically evaluation information and presenting    information to senior management  

    *Locations:  US-NJ-Morristown  

 Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

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Jobs: Two EP Jobs, and One Regional Security Advisor Job

   I thought I would just direct the readership to this site which posted three jobs that they were trying to fill.  They will not say what companies they are filling these positions for.  They do give you a location, and you will have to follow up by applying with this group directly. In this post, I put up two EP positions and this RSA position below.  –Head Jundi 


Regional Security Advisor, Middle East (A leading global firm)
Posted  4/9/2008  Location  Istanbul
Salary  $100,000    


** This is a contract position so there will not be any additional benefits available.  No relocation is offered **

Reporting to the Regional Security Manager Middle East & Africa, the focus of this role is to provide operational support and advice to the Regional Security Manager in the strategic and tactical application for the physical security of all personnel and the infrastructure of the organisation. Thereby ensuring a safe working environment that supports the organisation and the aims and objectives of its core business within the region. Key to this role is developing and maintaining a synergy with the Security Program Manager in order to provide balanced program/operations support within region.


·         To provide operational support in the evaluation, development and execution of regional site security strategies to oversee and support to all agents/vendors ensuring they consistently meet, or exceed, project contracts and deadlines. This should include visits as directed by the Regional Security Manager to quality assure:

–       Site security survey plans

–       Security assessments

–       Site specific risk/threat analysis

–       Training awareness programmes

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Jobs: Executive Protection Specialist, New York

Executive Protection Specialist – 0800506

BASF is proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position administers the protective services programs for the Chairman and selected executives, and ensures the safety of the Chairman and selected executives when traveling in the New York Metropolitan area, as well as other selected destinations.  This position also performs, among other things, security advances in preparation for events involving senior executives or the dissemination of proprietary information, investigative analysis and international risk assessments. Read the rest of this entry »