Found this on the RAJA site. Mechanics (x30) Job Posted: 21 Sep 09 Job Location: Afghanistan Job Start Date: TBA - Nov 09 Job Salary: Â£30,000 - Â£40,000 Details An opportunity has arisen for 30 suitably qualified and experienced mechanics, preferably with a military background, to work in Afghanistan. The contract is for 12 months and attracts a gross annual salary of Â£30,000 - Â£40,000 plus holiday money for 12 weeks on and 3 weeks off (45 weeks in total) . Uplift money of between 70% - 80% of Gross Annual Salary; of which 20% is retained by the Contracting company until completion of Contract The position is in Camp Bastion which is a secure base, some 12sq. miles, with a high street which has most normal shops and restaurants...i.e. Burger King, KFC, McDonalds, laundrettes, banking facilities and cinemas. All food, accomodation, uniforms and flights are included as is medical care and insurance. Interested? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for method of application quoting 09000 All I can say is, that they have done a good job of hiding that Burger King and Cinema out here!