2 American Civilian Contractors killed in Afghanistan

CNN February 11, 2014 http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/11/world/asia/afghanistan-contractors-killed/ Two civilian contractors killed in a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan earlier this week were Americans, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul said Tuesday. The contractors were working with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force when they died Monday. The attack was a suicide car bombing targeting … Continue reading

Translator Suspected in Torture Arrested in Afghanistan

The New York Times  July 7, 2013 KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials confirmed Sunday that they had arrested and were questioning Zakaria Kandahari, whom they have described as an Afghan-American translator responsible for torturing and killing civilians while working for an American Special Forces unit. The arrest of Mr. Kandahari, … Continue reading

Ricky Watterson, Former Police Officer, Civilian Contractor DynCorp, Injured in Afghanistan Suicide Bombing

WCYB.com  July 5, 2013 Ricky Watterson served as a deputy with the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office for almost 21 years: from 1984 until 2000 and again from 2002 to 2005. Long-time friend and co-worker Lt. B.J. Richardson began his career with Watterson. “We worked as correctional officers together, and then … Continue reading

John Vikram Martis, United Nations, NATO, Killed in Afghanistan Suicide Bombing

DaijiWorld  July 4. 2013 John Vikram Martis (34) from Malpe Bailakere near here became a victim of an incident in which a bomb went off on Tuesday July 2 at Afghanistan. Martis, an employee of United Nations Organization, had been deputed to Afghanistan to work as an accountant for North … Continue reading

Kurt Muncy, American Civilian Contractor, DynCorp killed in Afghanistan

Journal News July 3, 2013 A former Eaton police officer and Preble County sheriff’s deputy, who was working as a contractor in Afghanistan training local police, has been killed in that country. Kurt Muncy, 42, was an international police adviser for DynCorp International, Falls Church, Va., and had been with … Continue reading

Mark Duffus, British Civilian Contractor, Private Security Consultant, Blue Hackle, killed in Suicide Bombing

British security consultant dies in Afghanistan The Foreign Office has confirmed that a British security consultant died in Afghanistan today. Mark Duffus, of Forres in northeastern Scotland, was working for international security management group Blue Hackle. British national Mark Duffus was working as a security consultant when he died in … Continue reading

One Brit, One American,Four Nepalese, One Romanian, Three Indians (10) Civilian Contractors killed in Taliban Attack on Supreme Group Compound

USA Today  July 2, 2013 KABUL — Afghan militants armed with explosives and firearms attacked a NATO compound just outside of Kabul early Tuesday, killing seven people and wounding several others, according to a high-ranking police official. Business Standard July 3, 2012 The Indian government is helping repatriate the bodies … Continue reading

Tundra Security sued in deaths and injuries of US Soldiers

“The big issue here is holding this defense contractor accountable for their actions,” “They did not follow their own protocol or procedures.” Santa Clarita Valley Signal  June 17, 2013 Dante Acosta — whose son Army Spc. Rudy A. Acosta was killed by a rogue gunman in Afghanistan two years ago … Continue reading

Attacks on foreigners to increase in Afghanistan

Rueters Kabul The Gulf Times June 15, 2013  The international community in Afghanistan, recently hit by two high-profile attacks on aid organisations, should brace itself for more Taliban violence in the coming months, the deputy commander of foreign forces said. “I think we should expect (the Taliban) to attack international … Continue reading

Joseph Morabito, American Civilian Contractor, US Army Veteran, killed in Green on Blue Afghanistan

New Jersey Herald June 10, 2013 Joseph Morabito of Hunter in Greene County. Morabito would have turned 55 Monday. His wife tells the station her husband was a civilian law enforcement professional. The Times Union Monday June 10, 2013 A military contractor from Hunter also was killed in the Afghanistan  … Continue reading

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