Lawmakers want U.S. steel in military vehicles

Monday - 10/17/2011, 4:28pm EDT

The Defense Department is being pushed to use American steel, DoD Buzz reports.

Senator Jay Rockefeller and a group of seven other senators said they want Deputy Secretary Ash Carter to change how the DoD buys metal for military vehicles.

Currently, a majority of the metal the Defense department currently uses comes from overseas.

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