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Thursday, December 9

Digging through Iraqi Landfills
"Why do we soldiers have to dig through local landfills for pieces of scrap metal and compromised ballistic glass to uparmor our vehicles?" Army Spc. Thomas Wilson asked.

The approximately 2,300 soldiers who assembled to listen to Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld responded to the question with a big cheer.

"You can have all the armor in the world on a tank and it can (still) be blown up," Rumsfeld replied.

Rumsfeld faces tough questions from troops