Losing Tim

Ten Years Ago Today We lost Tim Eysselinck to PTSD, to RONCO, to the Iraq War, to the lies. The lies continue to this day despite having been made boldly public. Due to the corporate takeover at every level of our government the Government Contract Companies and the DBA Insurance Companies … Continue reading

The Ongoing Cover Up of Justin Pope’s Death in Iraq

Claims of a cover-up in the killing of a metro Detroit man in Iraq By Curt Guyette Five years ago, after surviving one tour of duty in Iraq and another in Afghanistan, Cpl. Justin Pope left the Marine Corps to take a lucrative, high-prestige job with a private military contractor … Continue reading

Iraq War Civilian Contractor Casualty Not Counted: Tim Eysselinck

Go tell the Americans Stranger Passing by That here obedient to their laws I lie April 23 2004 Ronco Consulting chose to play down the suicide and blame it on his wife and son.  They sent their HR person to our home to make sure that my husband hadn’t grown any … Continue reading

How the Defense Base Act became defanged: The Seventh Circle of Bureaucratic Hell

Congress passed the Defense Base Act to protect workers and their families. The rulemakers wrote the rules to protect the insurance companies and the contract companies. “Laws that we thought we had essentially don’t exist. They may be on the books, but they don’t change your life or mine.” From … Continue reading

ArmorGroup North America settles Whistleblower False Claims for $7.5 million

ArmorGroup North America settles Whistleblower False Claims for $7.5 million Posted by defensebaseactcomp on July 7, 2011 Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 7, 2011 Armor Group North America and Its Affiliates Pay $7.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations WASHINGTON – Armor … Continue reading

Injured Blackwater Xe war contractor approved for treatment by AIG

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on June 16, 2011 Bravo to Kevin Graman for exposing AIG’s  dangerous “risk management” practices. We too hope it is not too late for Jennifer as it has been for so many who have come before her. A Big Salute to you both !! Kevin Graman The … Continue reading

Two New Contractor PTSD Suicides this week

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on May 19, 2011 It is with sorrow that knows no bounds this evening that we must announce that the contractor community has lost two more lives to PTSD only five days apart They were both former DynCorp employees covered by CNA under the Defense Base Act … Continue reading

Army Public Health Command won’t release health studies-or even the titles of studies

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on May 16, 2011 By Bryant Furlow on May 15, 2011  Epinewswire The U.S. Army Public Health Command will not disclose epidemiological consultation (EPICON) studies completed in 2010 — or even a list of EPICON study titles, according to a Freedom of Information Act denial letter sent … Continue reading

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