'Do we need it all?'

Based On Iraq Lessons, Troops To Push 'Excess' Gear Out Of Afghanistan

/ August 20, 2010 at 7:16 PM
The Marine Corps is trying to make sure it's ready to pull out of Afghanistan when the time comes by pushing all unnecessary gear back out of the country, according to the service's director of operations. Brig. Gen. David Berger told reporters last week that the service has conducted both formal and informal reviews of the withdrawal from Iraq and has gleaned valuable lessons regarding logistics that can be applied to the situation in Afghanistan. In May and June, officials...

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