SECURITY MEN IN IRAQ MAKE UP TO $33,000 A MONTHQuicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|Western security guards, many of them from British and U.S. special forces, earn up to $33,000 a month for their services in Iraq, but encounter daily attacks from Sunni insurgents and accidental fire from U.S. military forces. The General Accountability Office said in a report that private security providers preferred to hire former military members, particularly special operations forces, for their unique skills and experience. The investigative arm of Congress, GAO said former special operations troops were hired to serve as security advisers and project managers and provide personal security to high ranking government officials. 'These positions may pay as much as $33,000 a month' MONEY TO BURN...|
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