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    Default The call I got....

    My call said KBR has suspended all deployments indefinitely....She would not confirm whether this was due to Sallyport taking over the contract. But she did tell me not to quit my current job, and if I already had to try to get it reinstated. That pretty much told me that they didnt have any immediate future plans to send anyone else over.

    I also applied for Sallyport a few weeks ago, never heard anything from them as yet either.

    Sux if this is true your out all the $$$ you spent on paperwork, physicals and passport costs.


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    when was your deployment date? she told me that it was not that i was not going but that it was an administrative issue and we would still be going but they were still playing the waiting game, who did you hear suspended indefinetly from?

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    Ok, who else here just got shafted and are left with no job and no info? does anybody know whats going on? or what to do

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    JDJFIREMAN1.... I just got a phone call from WSI. They only took 10 out of the hundreds of us deploying in the next few weeks. The rest of us are left jobless. I can't believe this... 5 days before I was to leave for Houston. I have to reapply to get my old job back (wasn't in firefighting) but it's still gonna take me 5 months if I want to go back there. This sucks... Now what.....

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    Were you put on standby pay?

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    I was told everything would still happen, just not for up to three weeks. And they put me on standby pay until I fly. Is this the same for anyone else???

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    did you talk to Jason? he told me i better start looking for a job or apply with sallyport and that i was not going.....seems like no one is gettin the same info huh? i was on standby pay, he wont tell me for how long. you? send me a PM

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    when did you talk to them?

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    50... You must be one of the 10 people they are letting deploy. The rest of us got shafted. I'm so upset about this....

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    the worst part, must have asked ten or more times if the transition would affect us, they said oh no no no, all that will happen is a shirt and paperwork change.
    Last edited by JDJFIREMAN1; 10-20-2010 at 07:32 PM.

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    Default Same boat

    Same boat here man, no job and tons of bills. Spent the savings on getting all the medical stuff and the passport. Sitting around waiting on the final call after being told three tenative dates. Never got standby pay, just told ok, your deployment date is the 25th....then last week its on hold indefinitely due to KBR. Now its off altogether. I applied to sallyport just after I heard about the contract being done with and still havent heard from them. Maybe they will be looking for new hires soon, who knows?

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    this sucks, anyone hear how long the stand by pay will last?

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    I guess those of you with the "stand by" pay are the 10 people getting deployed

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    Quote Originally Posted by VirginiaFF29 View Post
    I guess those of you with the "stand by" pay are the 10 people getting deployed
    neg, i am on standby pay but he told me that i will not be going to Iraq

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    How did you get standby pay? Is that because you've been over there before?

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    Default WSI deployment

    yes you have been left jobless by WSI. They have done all of us that they were going to deploy this month wrong! They will not deploy anyone. and have sold the contract

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    Quote Originally Posted by VirginiaFF29 View Post
    How did you get standby pay? Is that because you've been over there before?
    never been before

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    Then how did you get the stand by pay?

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    my deployment date was the 18th, they informed me friday that i was not leaving monday and that i would be placed on standby pay until they got the admin issue straightened out. well they didnt and now i don't know how long or if i will even get the pay.

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    thats wsi for ya

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