Politics

Two Army brigades will forgo desert training.

CREDIT:

“Rushed by President Bush’s decision to reinforce Baghdad with thousands more U.S. troops, two Army combat brigades are skipping their usual session at the Army’s premier training range in California and instead are making final preparations at their home bases.”

UPDATE: Speaker Pelosi: “The harmful effects on the readiness crisis of the President’s escalation plan are just beginning to be seen.”