Iraq present and future
The reason for the report was requested by the Marine Corps after a civilian contractor complained about the delays in the development of armored vehicles(43 ).
Both officials in the Army and the Marine Corps knew the Humvee was a "deathtrap" even if Amour was added to it. Reports circulated after the 1991 Gulf War and the 1994 Somalia conflict the need for armored vehicles that would avoid the destructive effects of landmines and roadside bombs, but the pentagon failed to act (44).
The British Ministry of Defence, said blood given to them from US sources wasn't properly screened for HIV, hepatitis or syphilis (45 ).
The failure came from the US Military failing to do "retrospective testing" of the blood for contaminates right after it was donated ( 46 ).
Thought the risk is extremely low, it still is a concern. When you consider US DOD track record