The SITREP: Army Surgeon Describes Vegas Aftermath, Marines Rebuild School & More

Retired Army colonel and MultiCare Health System surgeon, Dr. James Sebesta, right, and friend, Stephen Williams, speak with the media Oct. 4 about their experience evacuating the wounded at the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Oct. 1. U.S. Army photo by Pamela) Kulokas

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Tuesday, October 17, 2017.

  • Army surgeon who helped save lives during the Las Vegas mass shooting says it was the “most devastating thing” he’s ever seen.
  • The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey departed Naval Station Norfolk for a surge deployment to support maritime security operations and increase theater security cooperation.
  • Marines from reserve units acorss the United States helped compete a renovation project at a school in Honduras.
  • Eight Bells – A Sea-Service Celebration” honors the everyday traditions common aboard all U.S. Coast Guard cutters, highlights the shared experiences across all afloat platforms, and recognizes the hard work done by Coast Guard members who serve aboard the cutters.
  • Now that school is back in session, many teens may be experiencing fatigue. The Military Health System can help teens ensure they get the sleep they need.

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