Dust storms. Crowded tents. Travel to exotic locations. Taliban. Danger. Patriotism. A civilian can make over $100,000 tax-free working in a war zone. Worth it? Your decision. But this no-holds-barred handbook, written by an experienced HR professional will teach you how to get and keep a job overseas as a military contractor.


Derek Miller's Human Resource career spans nineteen years of civilian industries, education, and military environments. Five of those years have been spent in some of the most remote parts of Afghanistan as well as war-torn downtown Kabul. He holds a BA in Human Resources, an MBA, and SPHR (Senior Professional of Human Resources) certification.