Civilian Contractor Toll in Iraq and Afghanistan Ignored by Defense Dept.Quicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|As the war in Afghanistan entered its ninth year, the Labor Department recently released new figures  for the number of civilian contract workers who have died in war zones since 9/11. Although acknowledged as incomplete, the figures show that at least 1,688 civilians have died and more than 37,000 have reported injuries while working for U.S. contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan.|
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