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Private Patriots hosts events throughout the year that bring military contractors from across the country together to share their experiences.
Dunigan, Molly, Carrie M. Farmer, Rachel M. Burns, Alison Hawks, and Claude Messan Setodji, Out of the Shadows: The Health and Well-Being of Private Contractors Working in Conflict Environments. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2013. https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR420.html. Also available in print form.
Private Patriots offers scholarship opportunities to the children of disabled or deceased military contractors. Click below to learn more about the guidelines and requirements for this program.
Boots on the Ground
Military vs. Contractors in Afghanistan
Military vs. Contractors in Iraq
*Number in thousands. Source: Congressional Research Service Report, “Department of Defense Contractor and Troop Levels in Iraq and Afghanistan: 2007-2017”
The New Guard provides a forum for disabled contractors and their families to share their experiences and raise public awareness of the sacrifices made by the contracting community.
If you would like to share your story, or if you know of someone who might be willing to, please click here to learn more.
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