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US Troops to Be Reimbursed for Equipment Purchases

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Scope & Goggles: $700Saving an eye: Priceless Under a law Congress passed in October 2004, the Defense Department had until Feb. 25, 2005 to develop regulations reimbursing US soldiers for mission-related equipment, which is limited to $1,100 per item. In response, soldiers and their families have reported buying everything from higher-quality protective gear to armor […]

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