Ten Years Ago Today, Still getting screwed over by CNA !!

July 7, 2003

Army paid $5 million for garbage incincerators it never used in Afghanistan

The Washington Guardian  April 25, 2013 Talk about burning taxpayer money! The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spent more than $5 million to have a contractor build two garbage incinerators at a forward-operating base in Afghanistan, but then the military never used the equipment because officials closed out the project … Continue reading

Shell Shock Lite

On Almost Getting PTSD in Iraq by Jeremiah Goulka Tom’s Dispatch  April 16, 2013 To that total, you would have to add American civilian advisors and contractors like Goulka, State Department officials, CIA agents, mercenaries, aid workers, reporters, and others who also bear the psychic scars of America’s recent wars. … Continue reading

Dementia Risk Linked to Combat Head Injury, Study Says

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on July 18, 2011 Defense Base Act Insurance Companies CNA and AIG  have been extremely negligent in denying Contractors injured in bomb blasts diagnoses and treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury. Diagnoses and treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury delayed and denied results in irretrievable life long damage. Bloomberg  … Continue reading

Gov’t Watchdog Criticizes Pentagon Center for PTSD, Brain Injuries

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on July 11, 2011 By T Christian Miller and Joaquim Sapien at ProPublica  July 11, 2011 If you want more explanation about the military’s troubles in treating troops with traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress, read no further than two recent but largely unnoticed reports from the … Continue reading

RAND Corporation Launches Contractor Health and Well-being Study

Subject: RAND Corporation Launches Contractor Health and Well-being Study   We have removed this post due to it’s failure to include all civilian contractors. You will not know until you get to question three of this survey that they are only taking information from contractors who have been in the … 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

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

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