I was looking over the latest batch of government solicitations when I came across this. No, I'm not going to call it government waste; I can see a use for these. What struck me about the concept of an inflatable DI is how much cooler it would be if you could make the arms wavy, like the Flailing Tube Men you see in front of tire shops and fireworks stands.
They could station him at the last mile on those training runs for that added bit of motivation. Call it the new, fun, USMC. Heck, I'd enlist. You know, or maybe not.