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US Military Fuel Costs Set To Soar

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US Military Fuel Costs Set To Soar
Consumers at the gas pump aren't the only ones suffering sticker shock. Military units in Iraq and elsewhere will see another hike in fuel costs next week, the second increase this budget year because of soaring oil prices. On July 1, the cost for refined fuel used by troops will jump from $127.68 a barrel to $170.94 — an astounding 34 percent increase in just six months and more than double what the Pentagon was paying three years ago.

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janneth janneth 9 years
Hello, may I please speak to Halli? Halliburton?
bellaressa bellaressa 9 years
:lol: @ Rac I guess we getting bit in the a** all the way around.
raciccarone raciccarone 9 years
See, this is why we should only invade countries with huge oil deposits!
stephley stephley 9 years
"Sen. Susan Collins, a member of the Armed Services Committee, said the price increase makes the case that Iraq should start paying some of the military's fuel costs because of its hefty oil reserves." And if they say no and tell us to leave, will we go?
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