Barack Obama, in an effort to squelch anymore scandals around his administration, wants to attack Syria. He points to chemical weapons that were used, but can't determine what side used them. Meanwhile, our military lacks support for its fighting equipment and even certain basic necessities.
Rep. Duncan Hunter of California sent a letter in June to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel regarding shortages. In short supply are such items as metal detectors, tourniquets, eye protection, and gun lubrication. Some basic needs are also not available to our troops. These include shortages in soap, toothpaste, and socks. All these items were requested by units in the field.
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DOD turns Blind Eye to supply shortage.