A woman and child meet a camouflaged soldier as three hundred soldiers of 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh walk through Chester, in north west England, on September 25, 2009 to say farewell to the city before deploying on operations to Afghanistan. They were carrying fully-loaded rucksacks and much of the equipment they will use in Afghanistan.(source)
"They don't make those ghillie suits like they used to." *granny voice (source)
Had to share these two...one picture really does say a thousand words.....