Sunday, March 14, 2010

Private Military Contractors, Mental Health, PTSD, and Insurance

Here is an interesting news article about security contractors and mental health: 
"Although it is infrequently mentioned, and it is often unfashionable to say, the truth about most private military and security contractors is that they are mostly regular folks trying to make a living doing often difficult jobs in frequently chaotic and dangerous conditions. Yes, many of them are military veterans but they are certainly not mercenaries in any meaningful sense of the word. But often they do have one thing in common with regular military personnel, namely, they frequently get screwed over."
Read the rest of the article "Mental Health and Private Military Contractors", The Huffington Post, February 26, 2010.  Click here for more news articles about private military contractors.

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