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The Defense Base Act provides workers' compensation protection to civilian employees working outside the United States on U.S. military bases or under a contract with the U.S. government for public works or for national defense.

This general information regarding the Defense Base Act that may be of interest to government contracting officials, U.S. government contractors, insurance professionals, covered employees and their families, and others in the workers' compensation claims community.

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DoD Contractor Personnel in the USCENTCOM AOR 2

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BACKGROUND: This report provides Department of Defense (DoD) contractor personnel numbers for 2nd quarter Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) and current status of efforts underway to improve management of contractors accompanying United States (U.S.) Forces. It includes data on DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel (OFS); Iraq and Syria, Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR); and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).

KEY POINTS: During 2 nd quarter FY19, USCENTCOM reported approximately 55,135 contractor personnel supporting DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR, an increase of approximately 2,073 from the previous quarter.

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Professional Overseas Contractors - www.Your-POC.com

Professional Overseas Contractors - www.Your-POC.com

American citizens work all over the world in all sorts of industries. The most lucrative places to work are in the world’s hot spots. Civilian contractors are the brave people who find themselves working an ordinary jobs overseas and sometimes in war zones. You may wonder why people find jobs as civilian contractors. The answer is the adventure, but the pay is good, tax free and they make anywhere from $60k - $250k+ yr.

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By Fall off the Map — The truth about overseas contracting? Most of us are in it for the money, though travel, adventure, and serving something bigger than ourselves are important as well. I mean, where else can you get paid to travel and fly in a helicopter to work?

In this video we discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of working as an overseas contractor. We talk about the boredom, the bad food, the racism and prejudice, and of course missing family and the dangers.

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Three retired soldiers were honored at the Pentagon yesterday for exceptional gallantry in action against an armed enemy while serving in Afghanistan as civilian contractors.

Retired Army Master Sgt. William Timothy Nix, retired Army Chief Warrant Officer Michael Anthony Dunne and retired Army Chief Warrant Officer Brandon Ray Seabolt received the Medal of Valor, the Defense Department’s highest civilian award for valor.

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BACKGROUND: This report provides DoD contractor personnel numbers for 2 nd quarter FY18 and current status of efforts underway to improve management of contractors accompanying U.S. Forces. It includes data on DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel (OFS); Iraq and Syria, Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR); and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).

KEY POINTS: During 2nd quarter FY18, USCENTCOM reported approximately 46,777 contractor personnel supporting DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR, an increase of approximately 520 from the previous quarter.

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BACKGROUND: This report updates DoD contractor personnel numbers and outlines DoD efforts to improve management of contractors accompanying U.S. forces. It covers DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan (Operation Freedom’s Sentinel), Iraq (Operation Inherent Resolve), and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).

KEY POINTS: In 4th quarter FY 2016, USCENTCOM reported approximately 42,600 contractor personnel working for the DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR. This total reflects a decrease of approximately 100 from the previous quarter. A breakdown of DoD contractor personnel is provided below

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CONTRACTOR SUPPORT OF U.S. OPERATIONS IN THE USCENTCOM AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

BACKGROUND: This report updates DoD contractor personnel numbers in theater and outlines DoD efforts to improve management of contractors accompanying U.S. forces. It covers DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan (Operation Freedom’s Sentinel), Iraq (Operation Inherent Resolve), and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).

KEY POINTS: In 2nd quarter FY 2016, USCENTCOM reported approximately 45,000 contractor personnel working for the DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR. This total reflects a slight increase of approximately 1,000 from the previous quarter. A breakdown of DoD contractor personnel is provided below:

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CONTRACTOR SUPPORT OF U.S. OPERATIONS IN THE USCENTCOM AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

BACKGROUND: This report updates DoD contractor personnel numbers in theater and outlines DoD efforts to improve management of contractors accompanying U.S. forces. It covers DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan (Operation Freedom’s Sentinel), Iraq (Operation Inherent Resolve), and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).

KEY POINTS: In 1st quarter FY 2016, USCENTCOM reported approximately 43,781 contractor personnel working for the DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR. This total reflects a decrease of approximately 1K from the previous quarter. A breakdown of DoD contractor personnel is provided below

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CONTRACTOR SUPPORT OF U.S. OPERATIONS IN THE USCENTCOM AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

BACKGROUND: This report updates DoD contractor personnel numbers in theater and outlines DoD efforts to improve management of contractors accompanying U.S. forces. It covers DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)) and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).

KEY POINTS: In 3rd quarter FY 2014, USCENTCOM reported approximately 66,123 contractor personnel working for the DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR. This total reflects a decrease of approximately 12.5K from the previous quarter. A breakdown of DoD contractor personnel is provided below

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CONTRACTOR SUPPORT OF U.S. OPERATIONS IN THE USCENTCOM AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

BACKGROUND:  This report updates DoD contractor personnel numbers in theater and outlines DoD efforts to improve management of contractors accompanying U.S. forces.  It covers DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)) and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).  

KEY POINTS: In 2nd quarter FY 2014, USCENTCOM reported approximately 78,638 contractor personnel working for the DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR.  This total reflects a decrease of approximately 20.5K from the previous quarter.  A breakdown of DoD contractor personnel is provided below:

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CONTRACTOR SUPPORT OF U.S. OPERATIONS IN THE USCENTCOM AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY TO INCLUDE IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN

 

BACKGROUND:  This update reports DoD contractor personnel numbers in theater and outlines DoD efforts to improve management of contractors accompanying U.S. forces.  It covers DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Iraq, and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).

KEY POINTS: In 4th quarter FY 2012, USCENTCOM reported approximately 137,000 contractor personnel working for the DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR.  This total reflects no change from the previous quarter.  The number of contractors outside of Afghanistan and Iraq make up about 13.7% of the total contractor population in the USCENTCOM AOR.  A breakdown of DoD contractor personnel is provided below:

DoD Contractor Personnel in the USCENTCOM AOR

Total Contractors

U.S. Citizens

Third Country Nationals

Local/Host Country Nationals

Afghanistan Only

109,564

31,814

39,480

38,270

Iraq Only*

9,000

2,314

4,621

2,065

Other USCENTCOM Locations

18,843

8,764

9,297

782

USCENTCOM AOR

137,407

42,892

53,398

41,117

*Includes DoD contractors supporting U.S. Mission Iraq and/or Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq

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CONTRACTOR SUPPORT OF U.S. OPERATIONS IN THE USCENTCOM AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY TO INCLUDE IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN

 

BACKGROUND:  This update reports DoD contractor personnel numbers in theater and outlines DoD efforts to improve management of contractors accompanying U.S. forces.  It covers DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Iraq, and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).

KEY POINTS: In 3rd quarter FY 2012, USCENTCOM reported approximately 137,000 contractor personnel working for the DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR.  This was approximately a 10.5% decrease from the previous quarter.  The number of contractors outside of Afghanistan and Iraq make up about 11.5% of the total contractor population in the USCENTCOM AOR.  A breakdown of DoD contractor personnel is provided below:

DoD Contractor Personnel in the USCENTCOM AOR

Total Contractors

U.S. Citizens

Third Country Nationals

Local/Host Country Nationals

Afghanistan Only

113,736

30,568

35,118

48,050

Iraq Only*

7,336

2,493

2,956

1,887

Other USCENTCOM Locations

15,829

7,049

8,157

623

USCENTCOM AOR

136,901

40,110

46,231

50,560

*Includes DoD contractors supporting U.S. Mission Iraq and/or Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq 

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CONTRACTOR SUPPORT OF U.S. OPERATIONS IN THE USCENTCOM AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY TO INCLUDE IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN

 

BACKGROUND:  This update reports DoD contractor personnel numbers in theater and outlines DoD efforts to improve management of contractors accompanying U.S. forces.  It covers DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Iraq, and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).  

KEY POINTS: In 2nd quarter FY 2012, USCENTCOM reported approximately 153,000 contractor personnel working for the DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR.  This was approximately a .6% increase from the previous quarter.  The number of contractors outside of Afghanistan and Iraq make up about 16% of the total contractor population in the USCENTCOM AOR.  A breakdown of DoD contractor personnel is provided below:

DoD Contractor Personnel in the USCENTCOM AOR

Total Contractors

U.S. Citizens

Third Country Nationals

Local/Host Country Nationals

Afghanistan Only

117,227

34,765

37,898

44,564

Iraq Only*

10,967

3,260

5,539

2,168

Other USCENTCOM Locations

24,765

11,126

12,796

843

USCENTCOM AOR

152,959

49,151

56,233

47,575

*Includes DoD contractors supporting U.S. Mission Iraq and/or Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq

Afghanistan Summary 

  • The distribution of contractors in Afghanistan by contracting activity are:

Theater Support - Afghanistan: 20,226  (17%)

LOGCAP: 32,653  (28%)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: 15,222  (13%)

Other:* 49,126  (42%)

Total: 117,227

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 CONTRACTOR SUPPORT OF U.S. OPERATIONS IN THE USCENTCOM AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY, IRAQ, AND AFGHANISTAN

 

BACKGROUND:  This update reports DoD contractor personnel numbers in theater and outlines DoD efforts to improve management of contractors accompanying U.S. forces.  It covers DoD contractor personnel deployed in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)), Iraq, and the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) area of responsibility (AOR). 

KEY POINTS: In 1st quarter FY 2012, USCENTCOM reported approximately 152,000 contractor personnel working for the DoD in the USCENTCOM AOR.  The number of contractors outside of Afghanistan and Iraq make up about 9.6% of the total contractor population in the USCENTCOM AOR.  A breakdown of DoD contractor personnel is provided below:

DoD Contractor Personnel in the USCENTCOM AOR

Total Contractors

U.S. Citizens

Third Country Nationals

Local/Host Country Nationals

Afghanistan Only

113,491

25,287

34,811

53,393

Iraq Only*

23,886

11,237

9,445

3,204

Other USCENTCOM Locations

14,618

6,070

6,995

1,553

USCENTCOM AOR

151,995

42,594

51,251

58,150

* These numbers are as of December 9, 2011 and do not reflect the continued contractor drawdown in anticipation of the end of military operations in Iraq.

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Civilian Contractors under Military Law

Post Date: January 1, 2010 | Category: The Danger Zone

Professional Overseas Contractors - www.Your-POC.com

Professional Overseas Contractors - www.Your-POC.com
Over the course of its efforts to stabilize Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States has increasingly relied upon the work of civilian contractors. By the US Central Command's count at the end of 2006, there were nearly 100,000 contractors operating in Iraq alone1 An estimated 30,000-more than the number of non-US Coalition forces in Iraq-provide armed military services such as personal and site security2 The insertion of five words into Congress's fiscal year 2007 defense authorization act may now subject every civilian contractor operating in a combat zone to the discipline of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). This legislation ostensibly brings long-overdue regulation to contractor behavior, but it also raises a number of questions regarding interpretation and enforcement. By drawing on the lessons of past efforts to control contractors, the military should be able to craft a workable standard for the exercise of its expanded UCMJ jurisdiction.

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