Say hello to Tom folks, he’s painted and seated. Tamiya in all it’s wisdom didn’t provide any sidearm to the figure, now i don’t know if it’s standard practice but to me a soldier is a soldier no matter if he’s driving a car or flying a plane so i raided the spares bin and gave him a Garand thinking it’ll suit with the timeframe iaw ERDL Woodland camo of his fatigues. In the mean time weathered and installed the windshield too but there is still weathering work to do on the base and rest of the vehicle itself.
Last piece would be to add the 82nd Airborne flag which i found on wikipedia commons and wrote the mottos of the 82nd AB on it. I’ll visit the local photo shop and get a print of this one to stick it somewhere on the base: