Combat-zone contract workers qualify for foreign earned income exclusion
U.S. citizens or resident aliens expats contractors or employees of contractors working abroad are subject to taxes on their worldwide income. Also, if you meet the minimum filing threshold amount, then you must prepare an income tax return. The contractors or employees of private companies supporting the U.S. Armed Forces in designated combat zones, may now qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion. I now see complication of your income tax return preparation process.