Title

Contractors as Military Professionals?

Department

Political Science & International Affairs

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Winter 2009

Abstract

The article presents information on a research study which compared the mindsets of military officers and private security contractors. The results are discussed in terms of U.S. military professionalism. The study indicated a need for better clarification of legal responsibilities in terms of contractor relations with the military. The study is also said to support the view that military combat roles should not be outsourced.

Journal

Parameters

Journal ISSN

0031-1723

First Page

88

Last Page

104