Category Archives: Casualties

Are private military contractors treated fairly when they come home?

Are private military contractors treated fairly when they come home? Issues Feb 27, 2015 Listen Are private military contractors treated fairly? 45min 10sec Guests Kristen Kaszynski: Widow of Kyle Kasynski, who died while working for a private military contractor in … Continue reading

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Mum in fight to stop her ex-husband’s killer being transferred back to Britain from Iraq

 Mum in fight to stop her ex-husband’s killer being transferred back to Britain from Iraq 10:06, 27 February 2015 By Rob Pattinson Charlotte Ryan said it would be devastating for her son Reece if Danny Fitzsimons, who shot dead Paul … Continue reading

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Paul McGuigan murder: G4S ‘warned over Iraq killer risk’

8 February 2015 Last updated at 17:01 ET Paul McGuigan murder: G4S ‘warned over Iraq killer risk’ Paul McGuigan had previously worked as a bodyguard for former Beatle George Harrison Continue reading the main story Related Stories Recruiter ‘naive’ to … Continue reading

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Appeals court finally sets date for arguments in case of Oregon soldiers vs. KBR

Appeals court finally sets date for arguments in case of Oregon soldiers vs. KBR By Mike Francis | The Oregonian/OregonLive on February 26, 2015 at 12:09 PM, updated February 26, 2015 at 12:11 PM After a jury in Portland concluded … Continue reading

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Aussie mercenary killed fighting IS

Aussie mercenary killed fighting IS Herald-Sun By Lanai Scarr 27 February 2015 AUSTRALIA’S first fatality in the fight against Islamic State feared he would face 10 years in jail and be treated with the same contempt as the death cult … Continue reading

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Fayetteville man killed in Kabul remembered as ‘genuine, down to earth’

Fayetteville man killed in Kabul remembered as ‘genuine, down to earth’ Posted January 30 Fayetteville, N.C. — An American contractor who was shot and killed at the Kabul airport Thursday was from Fayetteville. Walt Fisher, a former Fayetteville and Spring … Continue reading

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‘Indefensible’: Report reveals extent of ‘burn pit’ pollution inhaled by US troops in Afghanistan

Armed Forces ‘Indefensible’: Report reveals extent of ‘burn pit’ pollution inhaled by US troops in Afghanistan By Kelley Beaucar Vlahos Published February 14, 2015 Shown here is a burn pit at Shindand Air Base in Afghanistan. (SIGAR) U.S. troops who risked … Continue reading

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Killer’s devilish claims

News Killer’s devilish claims Daily Star 11 February 2015, A SECURITY guard who killed two fellow workers wrote that he was “the Anti-Christ”. Danny Fitzsimons, a former paratrooper from Middleton, Gtr Manchester, is serving 20 years in an Iraqi jail … Continue reading

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American killed in Libya grew up in Cochise County; Security contractor among 10 dead in assault by Islamic State affiliate

News American killed in Libya grew up in Cochise County ; Security contractor among 10 dead in assault by Islamic State affiliate The Arizona Daily Star By Yoohyun Jung Arizona Daily Star 29 January 2015 An American security contractor with … Continue reading

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Deaths remind us of contractors’ role in war

EDITORIAL: Deaths remind us of contractors’ role in war Fayetteville Observer (Tribune Content Agency) The Fayetteville Observer, N.C. Tribune Content Agency, LLC 3 February 2015 Feb. 03–We may be down to about 10,000 soldiers in Afghanistan, but there are many … Continue reading

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