Progress in other areas was slow since a lot of the folks in Natick had no idea that it rains in desert countries but as you can see, they are making progress with the battle brolly which is being field tested at the front.
I can put a nice photo in here but I don't think I have permission to do so which is a regret.
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joshua Hedetniemi tests out the tactical capabilities of his new Iraqi friend’s umbrella while on a patrol to Nadeem Village, Iraq, April 9, 2009. The soldiers are assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry Regiment, 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania National Guard, Multi-National Division-Baghdad. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jacob H. SmithStill some work to go.