A Quarter of Interpreters in Afghanistan Are Unqualified?
"I determined that someone -- and I didn't know [who] at that time -- was changing the grades from blanks or zeros to passing grades," Paul Funk told ABC News. Funk used to be in charge of screening Afghan linguists for Mission Essential Personnel, a Ohio contractor. "Many who failed were marked as being passed," he said.
Funk filed a whistle-blower lawsuit that was unsealed earlier this year. Mission Essential Personnel, which holds about $1.4 billion in contracts with the Defense Department, disputes the claims, while Army officials say they are investigating the matter.
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