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Civilian Technicians in Iraq....

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by sled_dog, Oct 8, 2006.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    Anyone know a thing about this? A friend of mine mentioned he had the oppurtunity to do it recently. I've heard of it previouslly. Sounds like the money is really good. Of course there is the whole "entire year confined to an army base". Just thinking about it, if things are going like they very well could, I need to come up with more income(just gaining experience like I am now simply won't cut it), just considering my options. Going to Iraq for a year would pretty well be running away from my problems is the big problem with that. But coming home with enough money for a down payment on a house?
     
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    I did it my first year out of the service I'd hesitate to do it again I made a Buttload of money but it's ****ty conditions and dangerous too any ?'s just PM me
     
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    Heard it isn't as bad as everybody thinks...I believe $100,000 of the income is not taxable....that means lots of dough.
     
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    6 months of it is non-taxable you pay tax on the other 6
     
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    yellowK20 Well Lubricated Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    You earn every dollar my job was 12 on 12 off 7-days a week
     
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    Do it now if you're serious about doing it. When that kid gets here, you may spend three mnutes looking in his/her eyes and never want to spend a day away from them.
     

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