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Viet Nam Era Flak Jackets?

McQ of QandO takes a look at political ad claims that our troops were using Viet Nam era flak jackets instead of more advanced body armor.

...That brings us to a political ad I viewed which claims our troops have had to make do with "left over" armor from Vietnam and that George Allen voted against procuring the new vests.

On the politics of this, I simply have no idea. Let me make this clear, I have no dog in the George Allen for Senate hunt. That's a job for

But I do know a thing or two about the military. And on that alone, what they say in this ad, particularly about the older vest, is a lie...

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