The XCOM team is shaken by the loss of the squad and the Doom Clock at three. With a new slew of abductions, the team flies out to Egypt in an attempt to shake off the loses.
This is also the first use of the new carapace armor.
The men function admirably in their new team and the mission in an unqualified success. The team is confident that this will mean a fresh start for XCOM.
New guy Aaron Smith is promoted to Assault. Randy Tayler is promoted to Assault. Dan Willis is promoted to Support.