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Sign Me Up! 7 Benefits of Joining the Military in the US
Are you considering the next step for your future? Planning your future will mean finding a career you can feel secure in. The military is an excellent choice if you’re thinking long-term.  There are tons of benefits of joining ...
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5 Unique Facts About the Defense Base Act for Overseas Contractors
Work-related injuries or death occur in every profession. According to the National Safety Council, there were 4,414 preventable work-related deaths. Even one preventable death is too many. While employers strive to create a safe work environment, accidents and emergencies ...
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7 Things To Know About Living In Overseas Military Housing
At some point in a military career, your spouse will most likely be assigned to a base overseas. If it’s your first time living on a military base outside of the country you might not know what to expect. ...
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Injured Working at a US Embassy? Workers Compensation for Defense Contractors
There were 5,250 fatal work injuries reported in 2018! Injury can happen at any time, you may know about workers’ compensation but if you work at a U.S. Embassy you may be wondering if you are eligible for it. ...
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Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a DBA Claim
In 2016, private contractors accounted for a quarter of the US personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan. These people represent a large group of people that the general public knows almost nothing about. This makes it that much more important ...
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The DBA Explained: Misconceptions About the Defense Base Act
The Defense Base Act is a lot like regular worker’s compensation insurance. The DBA covers medical bills and lost earning potential for civilian contractors who are injured while working at a US Defense Base oversees. As with any insurance process, ...
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What It’s Like Working for the US Embassy in Another Country
It is a great honor to take a job working at the U.S.embassy. You represent and serve your country by giving your skills, time, and expertise.  Working at the U.S. embassy in some parts of the world may also require sacrifice. ...
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A Beginner’s Guide to Working for the Military as a Civilian
New jobs are always a case of adapting to the new rules and mindsets. This new job acclimation goes into overdrive when dealing with the military. Working for the military as a civilian can be a massive change to ...
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Knowing the Risks: 5 Important Statistics on Military Injuries and Casualties
They say that those who long for war have never experienced it. It should come as a surprise to absolutely nobody that military combat is extremely dangerous. Of course, there is a great risk to suffer injuries or even ...
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Can the DBA Cover Cancer Treatments? Hear from a Defense Base Act Lawyer
It’s not clear exactly how many contractors are working for the US military overseas – but it’s clear that the number is quite high. In 2007, there were more contractors in Iraq than there were service members, for instance.  ...
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