Journalist T. Christian Miller was recently interviewed by Terry Gross for NPR's Fresh Air where he discussed contractors and their fight for care. Fingers crossed that issues surrounding implementation of the Defense Base Act are finally getting braoder public attention.
Wounded In Wars, Civilians Face Care Battle At Home
NPR, January 11, 2010
Miller, who wrote the book Blood Money: Wasted Billions, Lost Lives and Corporate Greed in Iraq, joins Fresh Air for a conversation about the battles these civilians face to get surgery, psychological counseling and even prosthetics — and explains the ins and outs of the laws and policies governing who's responsible for their predicament.At ProPublica, read Miller's ongoing series, Disposable Army: civilian Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan.