The SITREP: Sailors Get Special Visit, Marines Honor Vietnam Hero & More

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, right, introduces retired U.S. Army Capt. Florent Groberg, Medal of Honor recipient, and Command Sergeant Major John Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during a USO-sponsored visit aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alex Perlman

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Tuesday, December 26, 2017.

  • Army veteran recalls little-known account that turned tide in Battle of the Bulge.
  • Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and a group of distinguished visitors spent time with sailors and Marines deployed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt.
  • Marines rename the staff non-commissioned officer barracks on Camp Courtney, Okinawa, Japan after a Vietnam war hero.
  • The Coast Guard reflects on 180 years of search and rescue missions.

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The SITREP: Sailors Get Special Visit, Marines Honor Vietnam Hero & More