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

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

Mark Partridge, Civilian Contractor, Killed in Iraq

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on June 10, 2011 A FATHER-of-four has been killed in Iraq – the day after he returned to work there. Driffield Times UK Mark Partridge was killed on Monday afternoon, the day after arriving in the country for what was only meant to be a two-month posting. … Continue reading

Private Security Contractor, Adam M Carney, dies from apparent heart attack in Afghanistan

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on March 31, 2011 Midview Grad working in Afghanistan dies of heart attack Adam M. Carney always wanted to help others, even in unstable and dangerous  environments. A 1995 Midview High graduate, the 34-year-old died Monday night of an  apparent heart attack while working as a private … Continue reading

Blackwater Contractor in Iraq Cannot Exclude Compensation Under § 112

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on February 1, 2011 From Tax Professor Blog The Tax Court yesterday held that a Florida man who earned $98,400 in 2005  working for Blackwater (since renamed Xe) providing security services to the U.S. Army in Iraq could  not exclude the compensation from income under § 112 … Continue reading

Afghan bomb victim, Chris Fleming, hunts down new life

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on January 23, 2011 by Wally Spiers at After his legs were damaged in an explosion in Afghanistan, Chris Fleming  couldn’t have imagined a normal life, much less a hunting adventure in the wilds  of New Mexico. But in December, the former Collinsville resident found himself … 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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