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CRS Report DoD Contractors Iraq Afghanistan Aug 2009

Posted by defensebaseactcomp on September 2, 2009

Department of Defense Contractors in Iraq
and Afghanistan: Background and Analysis

We posted this report elsewhere a few weeks ago but as it is creating a deal of attention and adding to recent controversies regarding civilian contractors working in Iraq and Afghanistan here it is again.

Civilian contractors working for the Pentagon in Afghanistan not only outnumber the uniformed troops, according to a report  by a Congressional research group, but also form the highest ratio of contractors to military personnel recorded in any war in the history of the United States.

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