The SITREP: Army Engineers Inspect Puerto Rico’s Schools, Navy/Marines Honor History & More

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Infrastructure Assessment mission manager Brandon Works, left, and Carl Sellers, Infrastructure Assessment Team training officer, assess a building at Escuela Luis T. Balinas in Caguas, Puerto Rico, Nov. 22, 2017. Photo by Elizabeth M Lockyear/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Tuesday, December 5, 2017.

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has assessed more than 1,100 schools in Puerto Rico to check for structural damage in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
  • The Navy recently authorized the posthumous award of a combat medal to a sailor who was present at Pearl Harbor during the Japanese attack in 1941.
  • The evolution of the Air Force Safety Center’s Airman Safety App reached an important milestone recently. The web-based tool provides a streamlined process for all airmen and their families to report base safety issues.
  • Marines.mil takes a closer look at the bond and rich history between the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps.

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The SITREP: Army Engineers Inspect Puerto Rico’s Schools, Navy/Marines Honor History & More