Commander Sees Large Bill For Replacing Depleted War Reserves In Europe

Cahlink, George
March 2006
Defense Daily International;3/10/2006, p9
Market Research Report
The article reports that Marine General James Jones, commander of North Atlantic Treaty Organization forces has warned the U.S. Department of Defense faces a massive bill for replacing war reserve equipment throughout Europe. The troops in Europe has been sent to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Jones said supplies for Europe had been exhausted by the war, cutting Army stocks by 80 percent, Marine Corps stocks by 40 percent and Navy ordnance by 30 percent.


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