Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Major story of the week: The question that shook Rumsfeld

When Rumsfeld fielded questions last week from soldiers preparing to move from Kuwait into Iraq, he finally met his match.

Army Specialist Thomas Wilson, 31, asked the Secretary why soldiers are being sent to war in humvees and trucks so vulnerable that troops must forage for "rusted scrap metal and compromised ballistic glass that's already been shot up, dropped, busted, picking the best out of this scrap to put on our vehicles to take into combat."

Many of Wilson's 2,300 comrades in the hangar were applauding in agreement
Read Time Magizines artical

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