The SITREP: Sailors Turn Military Work into Certificates, Marines Sharpen IED Skills & More

Machinery Repairman 1st Class Carmen Vescio, from Fulton, N.Y., uses a lathe aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), July 30, 2017, in the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Weston A. Mohr)

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Thursday, August 10, 2017.

  • A team of Army scientists and engineers have challenged long-held views in the area of human-autonomy interaction to change the way science involves people, especially in developing advanced technical systems that involve artificial intelligence and autonomy.
  • The United Service Military Apprenticeship Program offers apprenticeships for most rated sailors. The program works with the Department of Labor to provide nationally recognized apprenticeship programs which result in journeyman-level certificates of completion for members of the sea services.
  • Two U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers, under the command of the U.S. Pacific Air Forces, joined their counterparts from South Korean and Japanese air forces in sequenced bilateral missions this week.
  • Marines work to perfect IED detection during a counter improvised explosive device training course in North Carolina.

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The SITREP: Sailors Turn Military Work into Certificates, Marines Sharpen IED Skills & More