Reservist Unit's Refusal of Mission Prompts Probe An Army investigation is under way after a reservist unit in Iraq refused to go on a recent re-supply mission, complaining about the condition and safety of their vehicles. Experts say the case highlights concerns about equipping and training Reserve and National Guard forces. NPR's Eric Westervelt reports.
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Reservist Unit's Refusal of Mission Prompts Probe

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Reservist Unit's Refusal of Mission Prompts Probe

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An Army investigation is under way after a reservist unit in Iraq refused to go on a recent re-supply mission, complaining about the condition and safety of their vehicles. Experts say the case highlights concerns about equipping and training Reserve and National Guard forces. NPR's Eric Westervelt reports.