April 16, 2021

Mattis criticizes Pentagon for wasting $28 million on camo uniforms for Afghan army

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From WN U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis has criticized Pentagon officials for wasting as much as $28 million by making a questionable choice of forest camouflage-patterned uniforms for Afghan National Army soldiers, Reuters reports. The uniform pattern was selected without evaluating its effectiveness when only 2.1 percent of Afghanistan is covered by forests, the U.S. […]