Among Costs of War: $20.2 Billion Annually… on Air Conditioning

By Tom McCarthy

Jun 27, 2011 11:41pm

Among the costs of war, the U.S. military spends $20.2 billion annually in Iraq and Afghanistan on… air conditioning. That's according to a new report from NPR, which arrived at the figure by accounting for the cost of shipping fuel over bad roads and providing security for fuel convoys. Prospective solutions include treating tents with polyurethane foam–what do you think?

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