Friday, December 17, 2004

"The Army You Have" Changes In 24 Hours

Unit's vehicles all had armor within day of soldier's query

By STEWART M. POWELL
Hearst Newspapers

Generals say refitting was already in works

WASHINGTON — Within 24 hours after a soldier from Nashville challenged Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld about armor shortages in Iraq, protective armor had been added to every vehicle in the soldier's unit, senior Army officers said yesterday.

Read the article here at Tennessean.com


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