2 American Civilian Contractors Killed in Afghanistan

CNN February 11, 2014 http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/11/world/asia/afghanistan-contractors-killed/ Two civilian contractors killed in a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan earlier this week were Americans, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul said Tuesday. The contractors were working with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force when they died Monday. The attack was a suicide car bombing targeting … 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

Four Civilian Contractors Killed, Three Injured, in Afghanistan Convoy Attack

By Hashmat Baktash and Mark MagnierMay 16, 2013, 5:58 a.m.  LA Times World Now  A powerful suicide car bomb rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul on Thursday morning, killing six foreigners and at least six Afghan civilians, according to local officials. The attack took place around 8 a.m., said Gen. … Continue reading

Company ID’s Seven Killed in Afghanistan Crash

A U.S. cargo plane company has released the names of seven people killed when one of its planes crashed in Afghanistan. First Officer Jamie Brokaw, of Monroe; pilots Brad Hasler of Trenton and Jeremy Lipka of Brooklyn; First Officer Rinku Summan of Canton; loadmaster Michael Sheets of Ypsilanti; and maintenance … Continue reading

Seven Civilian Contractors killed in Afghanistan Plane Crash

Horrific Video Captures Fatal Plane Crash in Afghanistan Jeremy Lipka A 37-year-old former Pine Island, Minn., man was the pilot of a civilian cargo plane that crashed in Afghanistan on Monday, killing him and six other people on board, family members said. Jeremy Lipka had been flying cargo planes for … 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 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

Epidemic: Over 400,000 Traumatic Brain Injuries for Vets Coming from Iraq and Afghanistan

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on June 26, 2011 With like numbers of Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan, similar casualty rates though we do not know who they are, why are contractors not receiving screening and medical treatment for Traumatic Brain Injuries?  The Defense Base Act Insurance Companies deny diagnoses and treatment … Continue reading

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