Monday, March 10, 2008

AP: "Cheney" Water makes US Troops Sick in Iraq

Again, we must trust our government will always have our best interests at heart. Support our troops!! USA #1, etc!

By LARRY MARGASAK, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON - Dozens of U.S. troops in Iraq fell sick at bases using "unmonitored and potentially unsafe" water supplied by the military and a contractor once owned by Vice President Dick Cheney's former company, the Pentagon's internal watchdog says.

A report obtained by The Associated Press said soldiers experienced skin abscesses, cellulitis, skin infections, diarrhea and other illnesses after using discolored, smelly water for personal hygiene and laundry at five U.S. military sites in Iraq.

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