Contractor, Attacked in Iraq, Returns Home NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Stephen Heering, a Texas truck driver who'd been driving in Iraq for a subsidiary of Halliburton. Though his first few weeks there were relatively uneventful, last week his truck was destroyed and he narrowly escaped with his life when a convoy he was in was ambushed. He's since returned home. He explains what happened, why the job attracted him and why he's not returning to Iraq.

Contractor, Attacked in Iraq, Returns Home

Contractor, Attacked in Iraq, Returns Home

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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Stephen Heering, a Texas truck driver who'd been driving in Iraq for a subsidiary of Halliburton. Though his first few weeks there were relatively uneventful, last week his truck was destroyed and he narrowly escaped with his life when a convoy he was in was ambushed. He's since returned home. He explains what happened, why the job attracted him and why he's not returning to Iraq.