Carol Platt Liebau: The Truth About Troop Equipment

Saturday, February 17, 2007

The Truth About Troop Equipment

Even as they encourage America's enemies by passing specious non-binding resolutions -- thereby making our soldiers' mission more dangerous -- many Democrats love to complain about supposed inadequacies in the outfitting of American soldiers . . . no doubt in the hope that it will seem that they "care."

Here, the Army sets the record straight.


Blogger The Flomblog said...

I never fought in a Desert, but I did spend a fair amount of time in a Jungle. Armor is heavy - very heavy. You have to balance the benefit of the protction against your ability to move rapidly. You are4 sweating volumnes of life-serving water and salt.

This summer, lets have all the congress-folk wear armor for an entire day in DC, perhaps mid August?

Let's let the GI's decide on what they need.

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