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Can someone explain the difference to me?
1 answers - Asked By: Kyle Hamilton - 4/12/2011
I have never served in the military or police. I have no weapons training. do private security companies train people like me if i come looking for a job. I would like to be a "mercenary" can...
3 answers - Asked By: AnnoyAliberalThankaSoldier - 1/23/2012
Is the US military that incapable of doing its job that it needs a bunch of former convicts to do it for them? Seriously, isn't that the point of having a military? Or is this the first step in outsou...
3 answers - Asked By: Hiro - 8/22/2010
When not deployed on an international mission what do members of a private security force do in the united states such as companys like dyncorp or g4s and how often are they apployed and due they do o...
1 answers - Asked By: John - 1/16/2010
This isnt really regarding how much a Contractor makes (though i would really appreciate it if you add it anyway) its about how stable the job is. i was talking to my dad (whos been in the state depa...
2 answers - Asked By: alex m - 8/12/2010
I see these documentaries and have read a book or two about private security contractors or have seen documentaries where the people in them were escorted by them. Where can I find a job as a private ...
2 answers - Asked By: 603 - 11/14/2012
Hi guys, I know private military or security contracting is a dangerous job. But i was wondering how to get hired by one. Im in high school right now with all A's and B's. For college im probalying go...
2 answers - Asked By: Kyle Hamilton - 4/12/2011
Can a ex Marine 0311 with 2 Afghanistan tours, age 24, join a private security contract company like Academi (Blackwater) or companies like that?
2 answers - Asked By: Kyle - 11/21/2012
What the title says. Also cause im fron the UK do i have to join a UK company or can i join internationaly? Thanks
4 answers - Asked By: Cheech - 7/31/2012
Such as black water? Why do they hire private security for generals, and government officials and such? Also why do Intelligence agencies such as the CIA hire assassins? Why don't they use Us f...
5 answers - Asked By: Dude - 5/31/2011
I dont understand, wouldn't all the soldiers just want to leave and be a private contractor instead?
7 answers - Asked By: Moore55 - 10/10/2007
I am in airforce security forces and I want to make some big money after my four years is up. I want to get a good paying job tax free and travel the world for four to five years. Black water, tripl...
6 answers - Asked By: alejandro - 10/8/2010
In the on-going Global War on Terror, the US has hired thousands of security contractors to act as heavily armed security. Do these contractors fit the definition of a mercenary under the Geneva Conve...
4 answers - Asked By: Smitty Werben Jaeger Man Jensen - 5/7/2011
I'm having a hard time finding a way to apply for a private contracting job overseas. I am not talking about private security such as Black Water or Halo. I have a lot of friends in the Millitary that...
1 answers - Asked By: Justin Lanton - 7/10/2013
This actually came up while I was in a business class. I know some corporations often start businesses or expand to other countries, if they feel it will be profitable. My questions is, if a corporati...
1 answers - Asked By: Thompson1100 - 3/8/2014
Guys, I have 2 options. 1. Federal job with 47k 2. Private contractor job with 60k. (12 month contract now, but was told will be extended later) I am confused. Should I worry about job security i...
2 answers - Asked By: nite a - 4/21/2011
A family? I don't have a family yet (in the wife and kids kind of sense), I want to be able to provide for a family. I plan on having a career in the Army (probably Infantry of Cav Scout) but I may...
2 answers - Asked By: Yellow Bird - 2/22/2010
My husband is a sheriff's deputy and has been for 13 years, prior to that was military during desert storm. We have been married for 15 years this november. I am concerned about this company that ...
5 answers - Asked By: designsbyniki - 9/24/2006
Can any civilian go into Iraq and do basically what the Military does? What forms or process fo you have to go to?
2 answers - Asked By: - 7/15/2011
For some reason, the presence of private security in the current war, such as BlackWater and Haliburton, have long been criticized by the media, politicians, and some military. Some say they are ba...
5 answers - Asked By: Melissa L - 12/8/2008
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