U.S. Has Given Afghan Army More than $1 Billion in Ammo

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U.S. Has Given Afghan Army More than $1 Billion in Ammo
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Washington DC – -(Ammoland.com)- A new oversight report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction shows that the U.S. government has provided the Afghanistan National Army (ANA) over $1 billion worth of U.S. taxpayer funded ammunition.

The actual number is $1.03 billion; this cost is in addition to the $288 million in ammunition that the U.S. has also provided to the Afghan National Police (ANP).

In addition to bullets for both the Afghanistan National Army and the ANP, the U.S. has spent $3.4 billion for “equipment and transportation” for the ANP alone. Of this, $366,079,788 was used for weapon purchases, while over $2.6 billion was used for transportation purchases.

U.S. taxpayers have funded nearly $900 million worth of weapons purchases for the Afghanistan National Army as well.

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Timothy Frantz

It simply boggles my mind that our country is being led down such a pathetic path. Obama and his minions have started the ball rolling and as long as we stand idly by, just watching, afraid to act to stop it, it will only gather more speed and momentum. We all, every single one of us who believe our country is out of control and heading in a direction none of wishes it to take, must act. We must act swiftly and hard. We must each call every single one of our states elected officials and demand our country be… Read more »


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Yep they need that ammo and guns so they can protect their right to marry kids under 16 in accordance with their beliefs. Wake up America the beast is upon you.