Terror and Tedium for $500 a Day

James Yeager, 36, teaches firearms, self-defense and bodyguard skills at his security company, in western Tennessee. He was a bodyguard in Iraq for ten months.

What did you do in Iraq?

I helped provide security for Iraqi election commissioners for the country's first election.What's bodyguard duty like? Weeks of boredom and seconds of sheer terror. The biggest dangers: bombs and gunfights from cars.

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