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DynCorp International Police Mentor Killed in Afghanistan

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – December 24, 2012 – JosephGriffin, 49, of Mansfield, Ga., was tragically killed in Kabul,Afghanistan, on December 24, 2012, while supporting the AfghanMinistry of Interior and Afghan National Police Development Program(AMDP). Mr. Griffin worked in support of several of the company’sglobal training and mentoring programs since November 2000; hebegan his most recent assignment in July 2011. A veteran of theU.S. military who served in various U.S.-based law enforcementpositions over the years, Mr. Griffin was an experiencedprofessional who will be missed by his colleagues.

“Joe spent his career helping people all over the world, mostrecently working to help the Afghan people secure a better future,”said Steve Gaffney, chairman and CEO of DynCorp International. “Theloss of any team member is tragic but to have this happen over theholidays makes it seem all the more unfair. Our thoughts andprayers are with Joe’s family, loved ones and colleagues duringthis difficult time.”

Under the AMDP contract with the U.S. Army, DI assists the NATOTraining Mission-Afghanistan/Combined Security TransitionCommand-Afghanistan (NTM-A/CSTC-A) by providing training andmentoring services for the Afghanistan Ministry of Interior andAfghan National Police.