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MRAP Armored Tanks Acquired THIS Month Across The US - TX, NY, IN, SC, WA, OH, MN, TN . . .

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MRAP Armored Tanks Acquired THIS Month Across The US - TX, NY, IN, SC, WA, OH, MN, TN . . .
Posted earlier in the day about MRAP tanks being deployed with police departments in Ohio and Texas based on news in the past 2 days.

Out of curiosity, expanded the search and found local news all across the US about acquisitions happening all across the US this month. These tanks are identical deployments.

September 28, 2013 (Texas)
Police Department Acquires $600k Military Vehicle ‘Built to Withstand Arms Fire, Mine Blasts, IEDs, and Other Emerging Threats’
[link to www.theblaze.com]

September 26, 2013 (New York)
It's 19 tons and it's free
Warren County got two Humvees and an old Brinks armored car from the feds for its emergency response team. The Humvees were free and the armored car was $10.
[link to poststar.com]

September 23, 2013 (Indiana)
Madison police ask for armored vehicle, get anti-mine unit
[link to www.courierpress.com (secure)]

September 20, 2013 (South Carolina)
In addition to the efforts to police Project Jackson, North Augusta Department of Public Safety will also soon commission a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle. Lieutenant Tim Thornton says the vehicle was obtained through the government buy-back program, and it'll officially be unveiled next week.
[link to www.wrdw.com]

September 18, 2013 (Washington)
Chelan SWAT Team Gets Army MRAP Armored Vehicle
[link to www.khq.com]

September 17, 2013 (Ohio)
Ohio State Gets Armored Fighting Vehicle: “Specifically Designed for Asymmetric Warfare”
[link to dailycaller.com]

September 08, 2013 (Minnesota)
Dakota County Sheriff's Office Acquires Decommissioned Military-grade, Mine-resistant Vehicle
[link to northfield.patch.com]

September 6, 2013 (Tennessee)
Federal donation aids police
Mine-resistant vehicles valued at $658,000 each
The departments were two of only six law enforcement offices in Tennessee that received mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles (MRAP). The vehicles came from Ft. Campbell, Ky....
[link to www.tennessean.com]