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Slate's Dispatches: A Private Security Paycheck

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Slate's Dispatches: A Private Security Paycheck

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Slate's Dispatches: A Private Security Paycheck

Slate's Dispatches: A Private Security Paycheck

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NPR's Noah Adams talks with former U.S. Marine Owen West about U.S. soldiers who leave the ranks of the military, often for more lucrative jobs with private security forces. West has been writing a week-long memoir of his visit to Iraq for Slate.