US Army misled public about Acinetobacter outbreak’s origins, report shows

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on June 1, 2011 An internal 2005 U.S. Army study reported that improper use of antibiotics and unsanitary conditions at military hospitals contributed to a deadly outbreak of Acinetobacter infections — not Iraqi dirt in soldiers’ blast wounds, as officials publicly claimed until 2007. Injured Civilian Contractors … Continue reading

“Wikipedia Journalism” Can be Contagious

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on September 8, 2010 Many Injured Contractors were repatriated via the Military Medical Evacuation System which was/is badly contaminated with Multi Drug Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii.  Soldiers and Contractors alike lost lives and limbs to this dangerous Superbug. Injured Contractors played an even larger role in the spread … Continue reading

CNA DBA Casualty Merlin Clark “Alleged” Seventh Anniversary of his “Alleged” Injuries in Iraq

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on July 6, 2010 Update: As of January 2013 Mr Clark is still being denied medical care by CNA and the DoL Jacksonville District Office is supporting them.  July 7, 2003 Doing Battle Area Clearance in a RED ZONE with no security, no weapons, under orders to … Continue reading

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