Senators finally see combat and promptly retreat

C-130 Carrying 4 Members Of U.S. Congress Was Under Fire From RPG’s – CBS News

A military cargo plane carrying three senators and a House member was forced to take evasive maneuvers and dispatch flares to avoid ground fire after taking off from Baghdad on Thursday night.

Is it just me or does this odd, why would you use flares to fend off RPG’s, you know considering they are dumb fire.

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