Commandant: Marines Prepared For Iraq's Chem-Bio Weapons

By Christopher J. Castelli / March 19, 2003 at 5:00 AM
As the United States stands on the precipice of war with Iraq, deployed Marines are prepared for the threat of chemical and biological weapons, according to Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Michael Hagee. "I believe we are as prepared as technology can make us today," Hagee told Inside the Navy in an interview today, noting Marines have received the necessary training and equipment. How long a war with Iraq might last is unclear. "If it goes, we don't know if the...

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