Christmas and Hillbilly Armor
Here's a couple new pictures in a fragmented post...|
This first picture is an excellent example of that 'Hillbilly Armor' that has caused such a ruckus. We noticed this vehicle on our way to chow this afternoon. I'm not sure what unit it belongs to. Below is a brief quote from the Guardian regarding congressmen and women getting grilled when they head home for the holidays.
...Mr Rumsfeld's critics in Congress are on their way home for the holidays, where they will meet families of soldiers serving in Iraq who are outraged by duty-tour extensions made necessary by troop shortages, and by complaints of lack of armour and weaponry on trucks and other "soft" vehicles used by support troops who face guerrilla attacks unforeseen by Pentagon planners.
|Finally, here are a couple Christmas pictures. Alston says there are few pictures in the world of him actually smiling. He must be caught up in the overwhelming Christmas spirit here, or maybe he just loves the meatloaf...|