Category Archives: Casualties

Worker murdered at Manus detention centre

Worker murdered at Manus detention centre Updated: 8:31 pm, Monday, 27 July 2015 A Papua New Guinean security guard at the Manus Island detention centre was allegedly murdered over the weekend and another centre worker had his hand chopped off … Continue reading

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The New Wages of War – Devaluing Death and Injury: Conceptualizing Duty and Employment in Combat Zones,

The New Wages of War – Devaluing Death and Injury: Conceptualizing Duty and Employment in Combat Zones

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HELPING MORE PATRIOTS FOR LESS MONEY: AMENDING THE DEFENSE BASE ACT TO INSURE DEFENSE CONTRACTORS IN WAR ZONES UNDER THE SERVICEMEMBERS’ GROUP LIFE INSURANCE PLAN

HELPING MORE PATRIOTS FOR LESS MONEY: AMENDING THE DEFENSE BASE ACT TO INSURE DEFENSE CONTRACTORS IN WAR ZONES UNDER THE SERVICEMEMBERS’ GROUP LIFE INSURANCE PLAN Schmand, Joshua. Public Contract Law Journal42.4 (Summer 2013): 827-846. Full text preview I. Introduction ……828 … Continue reading

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Old Wounds, New Warriors: The Problem of Contractor Medical Care during and after Contemporary American Contingency Operations

Old Wounds, New Warriors The Problem of Contractor Medical Care during and after Contemporary American Contingency Operations John Riley1 Michael D. Gambone2⇑ 1Department of Political Science, United States Air Force Academy, CO, USA 2Department of History, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, … Continue reading

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War Injured Military and Contractors’ Access to Aftercare and Support

War Injured Military and Contractors’ Access to Aftercare and Support by Velez, Verna Lynn, Ph.D., WALDEN UNIVERSITY, 2014, 255 pages; 3620857 Abstract: The Defense Base Act requires the provision of medical care and disability benefits for contractors injured while supporting … Continue reading

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Defense Base Act Case Summary by Nation

Defense Base Act Case Summary by Nation

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Lawmakers misinformed; troops were supported

Lawmakers misinformed; troops were supported Robert Nicholson 6:05 p.m. PDT July 23, 2015 (Photo: Special to the Statesman Journal) 1 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 5 COMMENTEMAILMORE No trims. Needs “Robert Nicholson / Guest Opinion” sig; mug is in package. I would like to … Continue reading

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Manus Island: Man suspected of murdering asylum seeker Reza Barati walking free, source says

Manus Island: Man suspected of murdering asylum seeker Reza Barati walking free, source says By Papua New Guinea correspondent Liam Cochrane One of the men accused of beating an Iranian asylum seeker to death on Manus Island is walking free … Continue reading

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Murder at Sea: Captured on Video, but Killers Go Free

Middle East | The Outlaw Ocean Murder at Sea: Captured on Video, but Killers Go Free A video shows at least four unarmed men being gunned down in the water. Despite dozens of witnesses, the killings went unreported and remain … Continue reading

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Oregon delegation outraged that KBR lawyers want $850K in fees from sick National Guard soldiers

Oregon delegation outraged that KBR lawyers want $850K in fees from sick National Guard soldiers Larry Roberta, a former Marine and police officer, became disabled after his military service in Iraq. He’s one of 12 Oregon plaintiffs whose judgment against … Continue reading

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