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December 21, 2005

Get hired by CBP, get cool tchotchkes

Filed under: Budgets and Spending,DHS News,Humor — by Christian Beckner on December 21, 2005

From a post on Fedbizopps by Customs and Border Protection yesterday:

99–Recruitment Incentive Items

The DHS-Customs and Border Protection requires the following items, MEET OR EXCEED, to the following:
LI 001, Cosmic Bounce Buzball w/ LED Light, 25000, EA;
LI 002, 2-3/8″ Circular Folding Pocket Mirror, 25000, EA;
LI 003, 1″ x 2-1/2″ x 3/4″ Magnetic Clip, 25000, EA;
LI 004, Strap Carabiner w/ Compass and Split Ring, 25000, EA;
LI 005, Compressed short sleeve 5-1/2 Oz.T-shirt (s-xl), 25000, EA

Can the Cosmic Bounce Buzball detect smuggled nuclear materials? Just askin’.

Update (6/5/06): An updated link to the solicitation.

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