The SITREP: Army Makes Progress in Puerto Rico, Service Dog Helps Vet Reconnect & More

Army Master Sgt. Leigh Michel gets a kiss from her service dog Lizzy. U.S. Army photo by Whitney Delbridge Nichels

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Thursday, November 2, 2017.

  • Army engineers continue significant progress in Puerto Rico hurricane recovery operations.
  • The Navy released a report detailing the events and actions that led to the collision of USS Fitzgerald and ACX Crystal off the coast of Japan in June and the collision of USS John S. McCain and merchant vessel Alnic MC in August.
  • On Oct. 22, 2017, more than 30,000 people hit the pavement to run one of the largest marathons in the world. A marathon forward was held for those deployed in the Middle East unable to run the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon in the nation’s capital.
  • This service dog is helping one combat veteran reconnect with the world around her.

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The SITREP: Army Makes Progress in Puerto Rico, Service Dog Helps Vet Reconnect & More