The U. Frazier is the president of Frazier Masonry Corp. Frazier Masonry Corp. The settlement involved contracts to construct facilities at Marine bases at Camp Lejeune, N.
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This past Monday, as on every Memorial Day, American political and military leaders paid tribute to the sacrifice of service members who gave their lives for their country. Ruiz, 37, of Melbourne, Florida, died May 24, in Bagram, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident. However, it overlooks the important sacrifices made by non-service members on behalf of military missions. Last year, private contractors accounted for 64 percent of all U. It overlooks their service and sacrifice, it disperses the burden of war onto poorly paid or protected locals or third-country nationals, and it gives a false impression of a much smaller U.
March 4, American troops have a silent partner in Iraq : Tens of thousands of contractors who support their mission in unsung but critical ways, serving food, providing security, and cleaning bathrooms. But as President Obama reduces the American military presence there over the next year-and-a-half, US commanders face the challenge of weaning themselves off the contractors' services and sending them home. Ray Odierno , the top commander in Iraq, recently issued a directive asking his subordinate commanders to reduce the use of civilian contractors on at least 50 bases and small installations across Iraq and, where possible, provide employment to Iraqis instead. Over the course of the next year or so, most of the , civilian contractors working in Iraq — more than the total number of US troops there now — will have to leave Iraq and return to Peru , Bangladesh , Sri Lanka , the Philippines as well as the US.