WOSU News Archives For: March 31, 2006

Army’s Body Armor Ban Bothers Ohio Father

12:00AM
March
31, 2006

The Army now prohibits soldiers from using body armor that they’ve purchased themselves. Some troops bound for Iraq and Afghanistan had bought their own armor not approved by the pentagon. An Ohio father says he bought armor for his son because neither the army nor his congressman could assure he’d be adequately protected.