Army looks to lighten load for Soldiers in Afghanistan
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Adam Mancini
Staff Sgts. Danieto Bacchus, left, and Robert Newman, both with Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, take a quick break near Forward Operating Base Baylough, Zabul, Afghanistan, earlier this year. The Army is now poised to introduce a plate-carrier vest to provide Soldiers more light-weight gear in the challenging operational environments of Afghanistan.
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