Levin: Senate Will Investigate Armored Humvees, Trucks Issue

By Thomas Duffy / December 14, 2004 at 5:00 AM
The top Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee said today that the committee will soon examine the thorny issue of whether troops deployed in Iraq have enough armored humvees and trucks, an issue several committee members discussed with military officials during a recent trip to Baghdad. Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) said the panel is particularly interested in finding out why only 20 percent of the U.S. military's trucks now in Iraq have proper armor protection. The armored vehicle issue...

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