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

Iraq car bomb kills Dr. Stephen Everhart, Civilian Contractor, injures two

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on June 23, 2011 Update  AP Baghdad The American civilian killed earlier Thursday was Dr. Stephen Everhart, said a U.S. State Department spokeswoman, Victoria Nuland. “Dr. Everhart was an American citizen who was working in Iraq for an implementing partner of the United States Agency for International … Continue reading

Civilian contractor contributions vital to war effort

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on January 31, 2011 There are no less than 14 decorations and other awards specifically intended to honor the service of contractors, subcontractors and government employees. Yet it is rare to find anyone who has benefited from such accolades. DOD awards policies governing civilian military in war … Continue reading

Contractor Casualties on the Rise According to the DoL’s latest DBA figures

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on January 11, 2011 Update:  Due to one Contract Company not filing DBA Claims in a “timely manner”, this years contractor casualty numbers are even more skewed than usual. Civilian Contractor Deaths from Sept 30, 2010 until Dec 31st 2010     140 Defense Base Act Summary Report  as … Continue reading

This Year, Contractor Deaths Exceed Military Ones in Iraq and Aghanistan

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on September 23, 2010 by T. Christian Miller Propublica  Disposable Army More private contractors than soldiers were killed in Iraq and Afghanistan in recent months, the first time in history that corporate casualties have outweighed military losses on America’s battlefields. More than 250 civilians working under U.S. … Continue reading

Karl Bowen, Private Security Contractor, Killed in Iraq

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on September 23, 2010 Wales Online September 23 Karl Bowen Memorial at Our Fallen Contractors Memorial A VALLEY man has been killed while working for a security firm out in Iraq. For eight years Karl Bowen, 30, of Abercwmboi, served in 2 Company 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, … Continue reading

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