first_imgThe subject was whether to modify helmets for soldiers in Iraq, but all eyes were on Cher, who entered a Capitol Hill hearing room through a back door 20 minutes after the session was to start. Cher has donated more than $130,000 to the group Operation Helmet, which pays about $100 to modify the inside of soldiers’ helmets to make them better able to absorb shock from a bomb blast. Cher, wearing a white lace top under a black pant suit, looked solemn as she sat behind the group’s founder, Dr. Bob Meaders, while he testified. Meaders said she didn’t want to cause a distraction by testifying herself. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img