Soldier / Geek: An Army Science Advisor's Journal of the War in Afghanistan
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By Glenn Dean
Published: February 26, 2012.
In 2009, an Army Major deployed a small team of specialists to Afghanistan to identify new technologies needed to fight the war. Braving rockets and IEDs, fighting the Army bureaucracy more than the enemy, this small team worked to improve everything from robots to mine-resistant trucks, boots, and parachutes. This is their story, from the team leader's journal.