The Female Improved Outer Tactical Vest

Army Capt. Orielle Buentello, left, and 2nd Lt. Chelsea Adams, right, help tighten Sgt. Samantha Dunn’s new body armor — designed for female soldiers with smaller statures — Wednesday at Fort Stewart, Ga. The soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team will soon deploy to Afghanistan as a female engagement team and become only the second Army unit to wear the body armor called the Female Improved Outer Tactical Vest.