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TheDebbieDee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-26-06 05:40 PM
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6. Yes, I do remember this story......
It made the rounds in November, I think. The story goes that Generals were telling the soldiers that their families could be denied payment of the soldier's life insurance if they were killed while wearing the unauthorized "Dragon-Skin" armour.....even though it was judged to be more effective thatn the armour the military currently purchases.

Also, the guy that owns the company from which the military purchases their armour, the same company that was having problems producing enough armour for the military's deployment needs, was reported to have given his daughter a multi-million dollar birthday party.

I'll check Google for the name of this schmuck and his company!
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