DSB Studying Iraq, Afghanistan Force Protection Efforts

By Thomas Duffy / October 27, 2004 at 5:00 AM
A Pentagon task force has been formed to review and evaluate force protection plans during post-combat operations in conflicts like those ongoing in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Defense Science Board group will offer suggestions for how those plans can be improved for the future joint force. "In these operations, loss of national treasure -- military and civilian, U.S. and other nations -- has resulted from actions executed by non-state and rogue actors," states a Sept. 21 memo from the office...

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