Polish eleven years of experience in operations conducted abroad with the Polish Armed Forces has resulted in a number of solutions related to recruitment, accounting, prevention and medical and psychological care for the families of peacekeepers. These activities focus on soldiers and victims of the mission participants and their families. Research, support, and other actions practically not subject to civilian staff employed by the Ministry of Defense on 6-month contract. Support for most veterans not affected in practice inversely proportional to their number. Of the total number of 10 thousand. people who may be covered veteran status (Foundation Act), only about 10% are veterans of the victims. The article concerns the problems of the recruitment process, the organization of work on the mission and life after completion of the mission of non-military personnel from the perspective of the author’s personal experience.