Does the Defense Base Act cover injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan?

Yes. The defense base at covers civilian employees and/or contractors who are injured while assisting the US military under a contract with the US government in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Kuwait. The Defense Base Act also covers civilian employees injured on any military base outside of the United States. 

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