Losing Tim

Ten Years Ago Today We lost Tim Eysselinck to PTSD, to RONCO, to the Iraq War, to the lies. The lies continue to this day despite having been made boldly public. Due to the corporate takeover at every level of our government the Government Contract Companies and the DBA Insurance Companies … 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

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

Crisis Hotline takes record of number of calls

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on May 27, 2011 Army Times  May 25, 2011 The Veterans Affairs Department’s Veterans Crisis Line received 14,000 calls in April, the highest monthly volume ever recorded for the four-year-old suicide prevention program. “Every day last month, more than 400 calls were received,” said Sen. Patty Murray, … Continue reading

Two New Contractor PTSD Suicides this week

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on May 19, 2011 It is with sorrow that knows no bounds this evening that we must announce that the contractor community has lost two more lives to PTSD only five days apart They were both former DynCorp employees covered by CNA under the Defense Base Act … Continue reading

AmrorGroup’s Danny Fitzsimons Faced Charges for Assault Prior to Being So Negligently Deployed

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on April 26, 2011 “If people start to recognise PTSD and do something about it, then at least some good has come out of this horrendous situation. Danny doesn’t deserve this. He has been let down by us, the Army and he has been let down by … Continue reading

Tim Eysselinck, Ronco Consulting PTSD Casualty, Seven Years Ago Today

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on April 22, 2011 Tim Eysselinck April 23, 2004 We lost Tim Eysslinck to PTSD seven years ago today. May Ronco Consulting and their lies, CNA, Roger Levy, Gary Pitts, Judge Kennington and all who followed carry the weight of having his family denied DBA benefits to their … Continue reading

The Cost of Combat Stress: a Billion Dollars a Year

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on April 18, 2011 A billion for US Soldiers alone.  How much would it be if the Defense Base Act Insurance Carriers were providing the psychological and medical care for Injured War Zone Contractors that they are under contract, and often “Orders” to provide? We have no … Continue reading

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