FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Feb. 19, 2007) – Glen Joyce,40, of Helderkruin, Roodepoort, South Africa, was killed February15th in Iraq in a mortar attack. One other DynCorpInternational employee and four Iraqis were injured in the sameattack, which occurred in Baghdad at approximately 6:30 a.m. localtime.
As a security supervisor, Mr. Joyce provided security foradministrative-support personnel for DynCorp International’scontingent assigned to the Civilian Police Advisory Training Team,the component of the U.S. military Multinational SecurityTransition Command – Iraq responsible for the U.S.-led effort totrain and equip the 135,000-member Iraqi police service. DynCorpInternational is responsible for recruiting, training, equipping,and supporting the 700-member U.S. contingent of trainers through acontract with the U.S. Department of State.
Mr. Joyce had worked with DynCorp International as a securitysupervisor since October 2004. Previously, Mr. Joyce spenteight years with the South African Defense Force.
“We are greatly saddened by this tragic loss,” said DynCorpInternational CEO Herbert J. Lanese. “Glen Joyce was a thoroughprofessional, and in his time in Iraq, he safeguarded hundreds ofpeople who are dedicated to establishing a professional policeforce for the Iraqi people. My deepest sympathy goes to hisfamily on behalf of all of the people in our company.”
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