Christian Davenport

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Report from the GAO says the cost of the carrier is likely to rise again, this time by up to nearly $1 billion

  • Nov 21, 2014

Despite attempts by the Air Force to retire the A-10, one of the military’s most beloved airplanes that’s nicknamed for its tenacity, lawmakers have put up a fight that has started to yield some results.

  • Nov 18, 2014

The congressman says he hasn’t received answers about a major security breach from the contractor.

  • Nov 13, 2014

Peter Siebold and Michael Alsbury had degrees from the same university and worked for the same company.

  • Nov 5, 2014

Both men were passionate and experienced pilots.

  • Nov 3, 2014

The decision comes after OPM did not renew its contracts with the Falls Church-based company.

  • Oct 20, 2014

The inspector general found the official had misused her position to steer a contract to a VA business.

  • Oct 6, 2014

Vienna-based FedBid relied on powerful Washington figures to help save its Veterans Affairs contract.

  • Oct 5, 2014

  • Oct 2, 2014

Officials say the situation will be of “minimal risk” to staff at the Bethesda facility or the public.

  • Sep 27, 2014
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Christian Davenport covers federal contracting for the Financial desk. He joined The Post in 2000 and has had an array of assignments including covering the DC-area sniper shootings, the Abu Ghraib scandal, the Fort Hood shootings and the burial problems at Arlington National Cemetery.

Before joining the Financial staff, Christian was an editor on the Metro desk, overseeing coverage of local government and politics. He has also worked at Newsday, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Austin American-Statesman and is the author of "As You Were: To War and Back with the Black Hawk Battalion of the Virginia National Guard."
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