I am becoming a combat medic in the german army right now. I love my new job, my girlfriend, whiskey and everything that deals with TCCC! :)
This is the simple reason that I like older, modest pickups. First off, you can actually fix them. Second, there are so many different things you can do with the beds. Like this neat little arrangement.
US Army Special Forces soldiers with Special Operations Task Force- East scan for threats during a battle in the Barge Matal district, Nuristan province, Afghanistan, May 2011. DoD photo sourced from public domain