500 Hidden Victims of Terror War

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on November 29, 2010 New probe into MoD’s contractors The Ministry of Defence has suffered twice as many deaths in the war against  terror than have previously been reported. There have officially been 524 deaths of troops and civilians working for the  MoD in the Iraq and … Continue reading

Overseas Contractor Count 1st Quarter FY 2013

In 1st quarter FY 2013, USCENTCOM reported approximately 136,000 contractor personnel working for the DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR.  Crossposted from Danger Zone Jobs please visit their site   This report updates DoD contractor personnel numbers in theater and outlines DoD efforts to improve management of contractors accompanying U.S. forces.  … Continue reading

Up to 50 Afghan Security Guards Killed a Month

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on August 17, 2010 Afghan security firms denounce Karzai’s ban KABUL — The Watan Group’s trained fighting force of 2,000 men, armed with rifles and rockets, battles daily to secure the most dangerous roads in Afghanistan so that critical supply convoys can reach U.S. and NATO troops … Continue reading

Pentagon does not even track the names of slain contractors

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on July 27, 2010 there’s no indication that the Pentagon cares much — the DOD told Salon this month that it does not even track the names of slain contractors. The WikiLeaks war logs show in sometimes gruesome detail how Afghan contractors working for the Defense Department … Continue reading

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