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For the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have left the United States government -- tons of equipment overseas so much of it.
The air force says it could fly a loaded plane home every hour for ten years and they're still would be stuff over there.
So how does the Pentagon deal with at all William La Jeunesse streaming live from the Sierra army -- in her long California William.
Well John the drive down from Afghanistan is the largest in military history easily the most expensive.
At six billion dollars to bring home.
-- 35000 vehicles.
-- -- -- And up right here on a daily basis.
This is the name -- from Afghanistan towed howitzer systems after twelve years of war uniform tops is -- -- body armor component what is in scraps sold or crush armored personnel carrier and one main battle -- -- up here we provide a catchers but for the army for the nation.
Send the equipment here we we -- -- for the army until they can make a management decision.
But what to do -- in the future 35000.
Acres of desert scrub and steal.
-- -- army -- is America's largest repository of military equipment.
Move everything over -- get ready to fight -- guys go fight back guys and then -- -- then if it becomes home.
Arriving by plane truck and train and getting -- here -- in -- at some point actually it becomes more sensible to destroy that equipment in place.
And actually bring it back and that's exactly what the Pentagon is doing -- 2000 a massive troop carriers known as M wraps.
Selling them for pennies on the pounded Afghanistan.
Do we over by on the -- almost certain way.
In all the military will leave seven billion dollars of equipment to 40% of the total in Afghanistan.
A lot of this stuff.
You're not really concerned about bringing it back -- -- Coke machine falls into the hands of the Taliban.
This is just not a big disaster yet with the click of a mouse the spoils of war can be yours what is in stored or shredded.
From -- to trucks and pretzel stands is on public -- nation dot com.
The John what you see behind me those battle tanks the M one a ones that are.
Thousands here literally -- distance over the eight PCs the armor personnel carriers.
Obviously most of that stuff we'll stay in the US inventory some of -- will be sold -- allies some -- the clothing that's being recycled the troops out in the field.
But some -- does trickle down to us I can tell you at the army navy store.
As well as on that government web -- I told you about in the piece you're amazed at some of the deals that can be had.
An old stuff that they don't need anymore but you do have to go pick it up at the base.
That -- wow I'm gonna tell Jenna and I -- and Abrams tank for Christmas from a Christmas present maybe she'll pick something up formula.
What a -- -- thank you.
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