Drew Meyers, Marine, Civilian Contractor, dies at home

 Cinncinnatti.com Service – to country, community and colleagues – was a priority to Drew Meyers, a former Marine corporal. Meyers, 29, died at his home on Sunday, July 14.  The cause of death was unknown and an autopsy is being performed. A funeral Mass will take place at 7 p.m. … Continue reading

Mark Duffus, British Private Security Contractor, Blue Hackle, killed in Suicide Bombing

British security consultant dies in Afghanistan The Foreign Office has confirmed that a British security consultant died in Afghanistan today. Mark Duffus, of Forres in northeastern Scotland, was working for international security management group Blue Hackle. British national Mark Duffus was working as a security consultant when he died in … Continue reading

One Brit, One American, One Romanian, Four Nepalese, Three Indian (10) Civilian Contractors killed, 30 Injured in Taliban attack on Supreme Group compound

USA Today July 2, 2013 KABUL — Afghan militants armed with explosives and firearms attacked a NATO compound just outside of Kabul early Tuesday, killing seven people and wounding several others, according to a high-ranking police official. Business Standard July 3, 2012 On Wednesday, the ministry of external affairs spokesperson … 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

Civilian Contractor killed in Afghanistan June 1, 2013

Two NATO troops, one civilian contractor killed in Afghan attacks Posted on June 1, 2013 by Administrator Press TV  June 1, 2013 . Three foreign soldiers and a security contractor working with the US-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan have died in three separate attacks in the country’s … 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

At Least 44 Civilian Contractor Deaths in First Quarter of 2013, 2,739 Injuries

Please see Civilian Contractor Casualty Count for prior Statistics and Totals WE ARE THE BEST KEPT SECRET OF THE WARS According to the Department of Labor’s Defense Base Act Claim Summary Reports there were at least  44 Civilian Contractor Deaths filed on in the first quarter of 2012. There were at … Continue reading

At Least 1,596 Civilian Contractor Deaths in Iraq

In case anyone cares Civilian Contractors account for a huge human toll as a result of the Iraq War. There have been at least 1,596  Civllian Contractor Deaths in Iraq There have been at least  46,531 Civilian Contractor Injuries in Iraq At least  533 Civilian Contractors serving in Iraq are … Continue reading

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