In the early morning on Oct. 2, 2010, more than 90 Italian soldiers and Afghan special forces huddled together as they waited to embark on CH-47 Chinooks. They were preparing for an air assault mission against an “insurgent hotbed,” according to an April 2011 Department of Defense news article.
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.
And no one knows that better than military service members and we have the pictures to prove it.