Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
The Army is testing new combat boot design prototypes after thousands of soldiers responded to a survey they would rather buy their own than wear Army-issued boots. The boots pictured are not part of the test. (U.S. Army)
U.S. Army footwear experts have begun field-testing a handful of new combat boot designs after thousands of soldiers responded to a survey that they would rather buy their own than wear service-issued boots.