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

Two American Civilian Contractors One State Dept Employee killed in Afghanistan

US contractor killed in attack in eastern Afghanistan Three US-led soldiers along with two civilian contractors working with the foreign military coalition have been killed when a bomb was set off in the troubled southern Afghanistan.   Six Americans killed in Afghanistan as top US general arrives The Guardian April … 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

DynCorp International Honors Defense of Freedom Medal Recipients

FALLS CHURCH, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– DynCorp International hosted the families of 17 employees who were       killed while serving U.S. government missions abroad as they received       the Department of Defense’s Defense of Freedom medal, posthumously       recognizing the contributions their loved ones made for their country.       The honorees were killed while working on … Continue reading

The Uncounted Contractor Casualties

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on May 9, 2011 Your team here at the blog researches every news report or release both military and civilian, injured or killed, Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Libya, Africa.  The Casualties that you will find listed here, The Civilian Contractors blog or at the ACIIA Memorial Page are … Continue reading

Should we care if a contractor dies in a warzone?

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on April 25, 2011 “I’ll say it, because it’s true. If a few contractors get killed nobody seems to care,” he said. “We’ve over-relied on contractors because they’re, like, free.”  Christopher Shays Commission on Wartime Contracting How vital are contractors to U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan? … Continue reading

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