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Iraq Electrocutions

Army Decision to Deny KBR Millions in Bonuses Is Right Call, But Only a First Step

Sen. Byron Dorgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Byron Dorgan

The decision to deny KBR millions in bonuses for its work in 2008 is welcome news, and is a significant change from the Army's past practice, but the Army clearly needs go much further.

Toll Rises -- At Least 18 U.S. Troops Electrocuted in Iraq

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Today, Sen. Bob Casey released the following statement after being informed by the Pentagon's Inspector General that 18 individuals have been electrocuted in Iraq.

Pentagon Admits More Electrocutions in Iraq -- KBR Denies Blame

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

16 American troops have died from accidental electrocutions in Iraq, the Defense Department said Friday. They include 11 Army soldiers and five Marines.