Iraq The Halliburton Connection: Fear And Loathing On Iraqi Roads

They went off to Iraq to drive trucks for Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR), hoping to score the ultimate jackpot--$80,000 tax-free for a year's work. Most were desperate to pay bills, to fix up houses, to send kids to college. For some, it was a patriotic duty. But in Iraq, wearing just a Kevlar jacket and helmet for safety, they found themselves in trucks with no armor, ferrying fuel to U.S. troops. They wielded hammers and cans of ravioli to defend themselves. And they came home with nightmares.

Even a tough guy like "Thor," an ex-Army Ranger from Dallas, is haunted...

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