The SITREP: Army Welcomes Special Guest, Insects Inspire Air Force Innovation & More

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Division Commander Major General Andrew Poppas practice room clearing as part of a Close Quarter Battle exercise at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, on July 10. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Patrick Kirby)

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

  • House Speaker Paul Ryan visited Fort Campbell, Ky., to get a glimpse of what it’s like to be a soldier in the 101st Airborne Division.
  • The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is carrying out strike sorties from the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR).
  • Scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory are relying on nature to inspire innovations like artificial hair sensors which could change the course of agile flight.
  • Marine retraces the steps of herNavajo Code Talker grandfather during World War II.

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