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Disposable Army

Civilian Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

The U.S. war effort in Iraq and Afghanistan has relied heavily on civilian workers, to transport supplies, protect diplomats and other tasks. Though these contractors suffer the same physical and mental scars as troops, they return home without the same support network, often having to fight with insurers for the care they need.

Iraq War Contractor Fined for Late Reports of 30 Casualties

Bill Introduced to Reform Workers' Comp for Military Contractors

U.S. Insurance Firm Neglects Survivors of Iraqi Translators, May Face Criminal Charges

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

Civilian Contractors: The Story So Far

The Other Victims of Battlefield Stress; Defense Contractors' Mental Health Neglected

Our Articles on Wounded Iraq and Afghan Interpreters -- Now in Arabic

Foreign Interpreters Hurt in Battle Find U.S. Insurance Benefits Wanting

Lost in Limbo: Injured Afghan Translators Struggle to Survive

For AIG's Man in Jordan, War Becomes a Business Opportunity

Blinded From a Sniper Bullet and Shortchanged by the System

Injured Abroad, Neglected at Home: Labor Dept. Slow to Help War Zone Contractors

Honoring Veterans of the Disposable Army

Labor Dept., Congress Plan Improvements to System to Care for Injured War Contractors

Civilian Contractor Toll in Iraq and Afghanistan Ignored by Defense Dept.

Contractors in Iraq Are Hidden Casualties of War

Pentagon Study Proposes Overhaul of Defense Base Act to Cover Care for Injured Contractors

Congressman Announces Plan to Reform U.S. System to Care for Injured Civilian Contractors

Sometimes It's Not Your War, But You Sacrifice Anyway

Company That Probes War Contractor Injuries for AIG Is Itself Under Scrutiny

Dobleng Dusa ang Nakuha sa Pagtatrabaho para sa Amerika

Report Finds Advantages in Gov't Takeover of Care for Injured Contractors

Contractor Care May Figure in Obama’s Meeting With Filipino President

News Analysis: Broad Agreement That Workers’ Comp Program for War-Zone Workers Needs Fixing

In One Filipino Town, Workers Injured in Iraq Depend on the Kindness of AIG

Foreign Workers for U.S. Are Casualties Twice Over

Congressional Hearing: Officials Admit Major Flaws in Program to Aid Wounded War-Zone Workers

AIG, KBR and CNA Face New Questions About Insurance for Injured Civilian Contractors

Pentagon's IG to Examine AIG Insurance Provided to Private Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

Senate Hearing on AIG Care for Contractors Injured in Iraq Postponed Until June

Kucinich Asks AIG Why It’s Denying Claims From Injured Contractors in Iraq

Military Fails to Collect From AIG for Care to Injured Contractors

AIG Faces Inquiry Over Medical Care for U.S. Contractors

'Forgotten Warriors': Russell Skoug's Story

'Forgotten Warriors': Explanation of Analysis

Injured War Zone Contractors Fight to Get Care From AIG and Other Insurers

'Forgotten Warriors': Tim Newman's Story

Civilian Contractors by the Numbers

Iraqi Army Headcount Still Unclear Despite Millions Paid to Private Contractor