I have news! The Heavy Lift 6 contract has been put on hold. A company is protesting the awarding of it and that means I get to keep working over here for now. The US Government has up to 120 days to investigate and decide what to do about the new contract. In the mean time, we get to keep working on the Heavy Lift 5 contract. The outcome of all this could be several things. The contract could be re-bid, re-distributed, or left as it is. None of us know what is going to happen or how long we will be here. It is a day by day thing right now. Course, that is no different than what we have been going through for the last month. In the contractor world, things can change over night. You never know what is going to happen. As of now, I am staying and working. I am putting in for my R&R in August. Some of that time home will have to be spent with my co-writer and I am going riding for some of it. As soon as I know what I am doing and when, I will let ya’ll know. The tensions are going to run high as we all here ride the government roller coaster of civilian contracts. Keep your fingers crossed that we get to keep the Western drivers part of our contract. Hope everyone is doing well.
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