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contractor combatant


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A civilian in a war zone who performs the tasks of an armed soldier under Geneva Convention.


Author and United States Department of Defense (DoD) contractor Carter Andress coined the term “contractor combatant” in his book about the Iraq War titled Contractor Combatants: Tales of an Imbedded Capitalist. (Wiktionary)


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