The SITREP: Chaplains Provide Hurricane Relief, Air Force Explores Pumpkin Science & More

Lt. Francisco Muniz, Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico Chaplain, grabs a box of diapers for an orphanage in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

  • The 892nd Multi-Role Bridge Company, 190th Engineer Battalion from Juncos, Puerto Rico, built a bridge that will allow more than 30 families in Quebradillas, Puerto Rico the ability to travel in and out of the community in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency and Department of Defense assess the need for continuing the use of certain support assets in Puerto Rico. As a result, USS Wasp and USS Oak Hill are two of the assets no longer needed in the region.
  • U.S. Coast Guard chaplains provide relief, support during 2017 hurricane season.
  • Just in time for Halloween, Air Force researchers explore the science of pumpkin chucking.

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