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Retired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael Kacer, left, prepares for the 50-meter backstroke race during the swimming portion of the Invictus Games 2014 in London Sept. 14, 2014. The Invictus Games are the United Kingdom's version of the Warrior Games, bringing together wounded veterans from 14 nations for events including track and field, archery, wheelchair basketball, road cycling, indoor rowing, wheelchair rugby, swimming, sitting volleyball and a driving challenge. (DoD photo by Senior Airman Justyn M. Freeman, U.S. Air Force/Released)

From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your Daily SITREP for Monday, June 13, 2016.
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BoatswainÕs Mate 1st Class Marvin Tapper observes a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) as it approaches the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20). Green Bay is part of the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group, with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (15th MEU), and is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Elizabeth Merriam/Released)

The Landing Craft Air Cushion, or LCAC is a class of air-cushion vehicle used as landing craft by the United States Navy’s Assault Craft Units.
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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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70 years ago, a naval engineer accidentally created one of America’s most iconic and enduring toys — the Slinky.
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Memories of Hurricane Katrina are still strong a decade later. Three service members who were part of the relief effort reflect on all that happened.
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