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Private military contractors are private companies that provide the same services as a private military, but instead of being employed by a government or state, they work for private organizations. The private organization hires them to protect their employees and assets while providing security in high-risk areas. They can be hired by anyone from an individual to a corporation, non-governmental organization (NGO), or multinational company.

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PMSC

PMSCs

The restructuring and downsizing of offices and personnel within the Defense Department weakened key US oversight functions of PMSCs contracts with the Department. The Defense Department should re-appoint a senior official to oversee policy guidance, coordination within the Defense Department and other US Government agencies, and full implementation of legal and regulatory requirements regarding PMSC oversight. This official could also support efforts to strengthen international standards and national laws on PMSCs. It makes the most sense to be within the Office of the Under Secretary for Defense for Acquisition and

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Erik Prince

Erik Prince


Erik Dean Prince is an American businessman, former U.S. Navy SEAL officer, and the founder of the private military company (PMC) Blackwater USA. He served as Blackwater's CEO until 2009 and its chairman until its sale to a group of investors in 2010.

Prince heads the private equity firm Frontier Resource Group and served as chairman of the Hong Kong-listed Frontier Services Group until 2021. Prince is the son of an engineer and businessman Edgar Prince, and the brother of former U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

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American weapons manufacturers do not benefit directly from the thousands of missiles, drones, and other weapons sent to Ukraine, but they stand to gain in the long run by supplying countries willing to strengthen their defenses against Russia.

Like other Western nations, the United States has turned to its own stockpiles to supply Ukraine with shoulder-mounted Stinger and Javelin missiles, for example. These weapons from Lockheed-Martin and Raytheon Technologies were paid for some time ago.

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PMC

PMC

A private firm recruiting for a position in Ukraine has posted a position offering up to $60,000 per month. Russia has already warned that mercenaries who join the fight in Ukraine are not entitled to prisoner of war status. The private firm is looking for former military agents for covert operations inside the country. They also added there's a good chance you'll come face-to-face with death squads and private militias dispatched by the Kremlin.

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Joseph Cancel

Joseph Cancel

Willy Joseph Cancel, a 22-year-old American citizen, and former U.S. Marine were killed in Ukraine last week.

According to sources the contractor was originally from Orange County, New York, lived with his wife and 7-month-old baby in Tennessee, where he worked full-time as a corrections officer. After the war in Ukraine broke out, Joseph Cancel signed up to work for a private military company which then sent him to fight in Ukraine.

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It’s well known throughout the military that what you earn while in uniform is nothing compared to what you could be earning working overseas for a private security contractor, otherwise known as a private military contractor.

Although major combat operations have ended in Afghanistan, the need for these security contractors throughout the world will always exist.

Many veterans separating from the military are interested in working for private security companies overseas. But before you apply, you should know a little bit about what you’re getting into.

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Private Military Contractors

Private Military Contractors

Obtaining work with an international military contractor (PMC) or a private military contractor – isn’t easy, even if you have the required combination of expertise and training. It also helps that you are in a top-flight physical state and have a criminal record that is spotless. Rank and responsibilities are determined by the value you bring to the organization you decide to work for.

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PMC

PMC

The demand for Private Military Contractors (PMC) in Ukraine is rising by the day, as experts see “a frenzy in the market” for security personnel consisting primarily of former soldiers with combat experience. According to the BBC, some PMC companies are offering between $1,000 and $2,000 a day, excluding bonuses, for those with combat experience who are willing to make the trip to the war-torn country.

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Military contractors can be hired for different services, from repairing equipment to supplying transportation. Some may be deployed to conflict- or war zones for armed combat, while others can be trainers for military personnel. Many provide close protection or escort high-risk figures. There are also those who work in logistics and maintenance or security planning. Despite the wide range of jobs, however, it is safe to say that military contractors perform specialized jobs.

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If you want to become a private military contractor without military experience, make sure that you do careful research on the companies hiring non-military PMCs before you submit your application.

Well-known companies in the United States that you can consider looking into are G4S, KBR, Academi, Vinnell Corporation, and Northbridge Services Group. You can look for other top organizations online.

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private military contractor

private military contractor

The private military security business in the U.S. is a massive industry employing hundreds of thousands of people. These firms can range from security contracts at shopping malls, to former U.S. special forces soldiers who guard diplomats.

Private security is expected to grow to an $81 billion industry by 2023, and that’s just in the United States, according to the Freedonia Group. It goes way beyond security guards hired to protect industrial areas, commercial areas, and residential areas. And the industry is now going global.

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PMC

PMC

Jonathan Powell — Private military and security companies have been regular fixtures in conflicts across the globe. For Africa, these corporations became increasingly visible with their role in civil wars in Angola and Sierra Leone.

More recently, reports in 2015 indicated the Nigerian government contracted a number of companies to aid in counterinsurgency efforts targeting Boko Haram.

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How to prepare for an overseas contracting Job

Post Date: February 5, 2022 | Category: Hiring Information

Having a security clearance can open doors to exciting and unique jobs that uncleared job seekers aren’t eligible to pursue. Working overseas as a contractor can be an appealing and rewarding option for adventurous job seekers. Applying for overseas jobs isn’t always an easy decision. Overseas jobs vary considerably, and it is wise to get as much information about the job requirements and expectations before signing on the dotted line. Depending on the country or region, special consideration may be necessary before moving forward.

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Private Military Contractor

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While this is a slight exaggeration, a recent examination by Sean McFate, a former Army paratrooper who later served in Africa working for DynCorp International and is now an associate professor at the National Defense University, suggests that the Pentagon’s dependence on contractors to help wage its wars has unleashed a new era of warfare in which a multitude of freshly founded private military companies are meeting the demand of an exploding global market for conflict.

“Now that the United States has opened the Pandora’s Box of mercenarianism,” McFate writes in The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order, “private warriors of all stripes are coming out of the shadows to engage in for-profit warfare.”

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