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Sgt. Jose Arroyo, a competitor with the Marine Corps Shooting Team, fires his M16A4 service rifle during the section match May 17, 2016 at Puckapunyal Military Area, Victoria, Australia. The event is part of Australian Army Skill at Arms Meeting 2016, a competitive marksmanship event that evaluates the shooting skills of the competitors. The section match consisted of two running portions and two firing portions where teams were evaluated on both skill and swiftness as a marksman.

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Thursday, May 26, 2016.
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Maarten Vossen places flowers at the grave of his adopted soldier, U.S. Army Pfc. James Wickline, at Margraten American Cemetery in the Netherlands. Photo courtesy of West Virginia Veterans Memorial

It’s not easy to recreate the life of someone who died decades before you were born, but for one Dutchman, honoring a U.S. soldier from WWII has been his mission.
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U.S. Army Capt. Kristen Griest smiles at friends and family as she waits with her classmates from Army Ranger School Class 08-15 to graduate at Fort Benning, Ga., Aug. 21, 2015. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez

Army Capt. Kristen Griest continues to break barriers. After being one of the first women to earn the Ranger tab, she’s now the Army’s first female infantry officer.
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Thirty-two OH-58D Kiowa Warriors conduct a flyover above Fort Bragg, N.C., 2016, during the final stateside flight of the aircraft, April 15, 2016. The OH-58D Kiowa Warrior has been a mainstay in the skies over the area for more than 25 years. DoD photo by Kenneth Kassens

Army’s Kiowa Helicopters Flew in their Last Formation at Fort Bragg.
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The tie made for Defense Secretary Ash Carter has the number 25 in small print all throughout the design to signify he's the 25th person to hold that position. DoD photo

It’s not every day a military vet gets to say the defense secretary is wearing his design, but that’s the case for an Army vet whose business is a big success.
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